The Fanwood Police Department is warning residents of a rise in home burglaries in town.
Police are investigating several reports of home burglaries including a residential burglary on Stewart Place Thursday.
Police responded to the Stewart Place residence, were they discovered a rear door had been pried open between the hours of 7:45 am and 8 p.m.
Physical evidence was recovered at the scene and is being processed.
Surrounding towns are experiencing similar incidents.
All residents are encouraged to contact the Fanwood Police Department if they observe any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles.