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A rash in home invasions

Three home invasions just in the last week.   South Bend Police say they are seeing a slight increase in this type of crime.   The latest happened just after 10 O'clock Monday night. 
Police say two men wearing hoodies and masks forced their way into a home on South Swygart Avenue.   Officers say a woman and her two daughters -- just six and seven-years-old -- were inside the home, but they were not hurt.   There's no indication why the suspects picked this house.    Both men are still on the run. 

Phil Trent of the South Bend Police Department says,  "We are seeing just a slight increase. The thing about it is, we see things go in cycles like this. We will see two or three clumped together and then we will have a relatively peaceful period and not see that type of crime for a while." 

Again the suspects are not in custody.    Police DO NOT believe the three recent home invasions are connected.

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