MAYVILLE –The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Friday issued a warning in the wake of a recent rash of daytime burglaries, especially in the north end of the county.

Authorities are urging residents to be vigilant if they observe suspicious vehicles or people in their neighborhoods – and to be skeptical of strangers, or deliverymen, knocking on the door and asking about specific people.

Residents also are urged to notify the Sheriff’s Office at (716) 753-4231 or local police departments.