By CBS3 Staff

ABINGTON, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating a string of home burglaries.

Police say several break-ins have happened on Stockton Road in the Meadowbrook section of Abington.

According to police, burglars are targeting homes that have an appearance that no one is home.

Police encourage residents to place lights on a timer and keep a car parked in the driveway if they’re away for an extended period of time.