SHAH ALAM - Two couples used the cover of darkness to sneak into houses while their victims were fast asleep to rob and flee with valuables and cars parked in the porch.
In three months, they had broken into more than six homes, stealing cash and other valuables before fleeing with the vehicles.
The most recent case occurred on April 30 when they broke into a house in USJ9 and made off with valuables and a Volkswagen Golf GTi.
The family only realised it when they woke up in the morning to find their grille prised open and the car missing.
Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah said a task force was formed to track down the group.
"We raided a house in Bandar Kinrara at around 1am on May 26 and arrested two men and two women aged between 30 and 36.
"One of the men has a record for house break-ins and drug related crimes," he said adding that the four suspects have been remanded to help with investigations.
He said based on interrogations the suspects had parked six of the stolen cars around their neighbourhood in Bandar Kinrara.
"We seized six cars worth at least RM400,000 (S$148,000). Two of the cars were stolen in Brickfields, two in Petaling Jaya, one in USJ and one in Bukit Sentosa," he said, adding that they believe the group was also responsible for the theft of another car which was found in Machang, Kelantan recently.
SAC Mohd Adnan said they believe the group was responsible for more house break-ins and vehicle thefts in Klang Valley.