Rash of burglaries in the Marina District

December 1, 2009 8:53:18 AM PST
Police in San Francisco are warning residents about a string of recent apartment burglaries in the Marina District.

Authorities say there have been about a dozen burglaries in the past month in the Lombard Street area.

Police say there appears to be a pattern where the suspect or suspects have taken items that fit into a backpack, such as jewelry, laptops or other electronic equipment.

Anyone with information on the crimes should call San Francisco police.