(TMZ) - Keri Russell had a frightening wake-up call early this morning ... when she awoke to intruders burglarizing her home ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement tells TMZ the "Felicity" star was awakened about 3 AM this morning in her NYC townhouse when she heard noises upstairs. She got up to investigate and discovered her living room window and front door were wide open. 

According to police, the thieves escaped, and Keri reported they made off with a Filson handbag, a laptop computer and a necklace.

Cops tell TMZ, they arrested two guys - a father-son team - several blocks away for allegedly burglarizing another home, and police are now looking at them as possible suspects in the Russell break-in.

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