String of home break-ins in Varina

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Neighbors in Varina are fighting back after a string of home break-ins.

Five homes have been burglarized in the last few weeks in the "Olde Colony Estates" neighborhood near Coxley Court and Tree Ridge Road area.

One victim said she had a broken window and a slashed screen.

One victim we spoke to said coming home still isn't the same.

"I couldn't believe what I was seeing and the dog was running around frantic upstairs. They had tased her twice. And I hope they add that to the crime report," said the victim.

Henrico police say they are investigating.

Neighbors have distributed letters and warned others to be careful.

Some have even revamped their neighborhood watch.

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