Desperate burglars will stop at nothing. Holmdel police are advising property owners to keep homes and vehicles locked, grounds well-lit and alarms active after a brazen Monday night break-in.

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Officers responding to an alarm on Indian Creek Road at about 8:20 PM found the electric meter ripped out, and the front door forced open, authorities said.

Despite the meter destruction, an alarm sounded, and the suspect, or suspects, fled, police said.

Investigators are looking for more information regarding this burglary. Anyone who spotted suspcious activity can reach the Detective Bureau, 732-946-4400.

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