LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The number of burglaries is up in East Texas and at least three homes were hit in Lufkin Saturday night.
Lufkin Police say one burglary at 5200 Champions Drive fit the M.O. of the bandit dubbed the "Door-Kick Burglar".
The "Door-Kick Burglar" has been linked to several burglaries in the area recently. At all the locations the suspect has kicked in a door in order to gain access to the home.
Ray berry with Lufkin Police says it's typical for the number of burglaries to go up around the holidays so it is important that residents keep their homes and belongings locked up.