New Mexico

Police: Home of hospitalized woman burglarized 5 times

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Police say the home of an elderly Albuquerque woman hospitalized for a week has been burglarized at least five times, highlighting the city's rising crime rates.
  
KOAT-TV in Albuquerque reports police arrested two people on Sunday in connection with a break-in that followed a string of burglaries of the same home.
  
According to police, the woman's home saw two attempted break-ins on Christmas Eve. Police say another man was then arrested on Christmas Day after the woman's daughters found him in the house.
  
The homeowner's name has not been released.
  
Albuquerque police spokesman Simon Drobik says investigators believe the woman's information was compromised by a staff worker or somebody at the hospital.
  
The city of Albuquerque saw a jump in property crime in 2016.