Police in Scotch Plains are investigating a home burglary that occurred Monday.
According to authorities, police responded to Clarks Lane for a report of a break-in.
Upon arrival, police met with the homeowner who told them that after their alarm clock went off around 4 a.m., the resident noticed the back door open but thought the wind blew it open.
However, later in the morning the resident noticed a purse missing from the kitchen.
The incident remains under investigation.