FAIR LAWN - Residents in Fair Lawn are being told to be on alert after a string of 12 burglaries in the past few weeks.

The burglaries have occurred all over the Bergen County town. Police say in most cases, the burglars entered through an unlocked window in the back of the house.

The thieves have stolen jewelry and electronics.

Residents say they will be on guard, keeping doors and windows locked, even if they're at home.

Police are asking everyone to watch for suspicious people and unfamiliar vehicles in the neighborhood.