When confronted by Woburn and Winchester homeowners, the suspect has allegedly been very apologetic before running away.
The break-ins are happening at an unusual time, around dusk, when it seems many residents would be home.
A series of midday house break-ins has police warning residents to be on the alert.
Police in Natick said they have seen an alarming number of house-breaks in the town over the past couple weeks.
Billerica Police are on the hunt for burglars who’ve broken into a number of homes, sometimes with people still inside.
Medway Police have seen a jump in home break-ins and for now, it seems to be the work of a single suspect.
A 19-year-old from Hyannis is under arrest and charged with a series of recent burglaries in West Yarmouth.
Police think a career criminal may be responsible for a series of recent break-ins in several towns.