SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating a handful of burglaries and attempted burglaries that took place early Saturday morning on New Road in the Kendall Park section of the township, according to a press release.
In each case, police said the suspect gained entry by opening a first floor window.
In two of the cases the homeowner’s spotted the person in their home and the person spoke to the resident before leaving, police said.
The incidents took place between 12:05 a.m. and 1:25 a.m., police said.
According to police, the person, described by witnesses as being a white male, 6-foot tall and in his 20’s, reportedly stole keys from one home and took a pickup truck that was in the driveway.
Police searched the area for the man, and even brought in a helicopter that hovered around some homes in Kendall Park until around 3 a.m., residents reported.
The man was not located.
The vehicle was later recovered in Franklin Township, police said.
The witnesses also said the suspect was wearing a red baseball cap and dark jeans, police said.
Police have recovered evidence from the scenes as well as the stolen pickup truck.
Officers were also seen canvassing the neighborhood on Sunday evening, speaking with neighbors.
Anyone with information is asked to call South Brunswick Police at (732) 329-4646.