Police have issued a warning following a spate of burglaries in Norwich.
They have all happened during the evenings or overnight, with thieves entering homes through insecure doors.
Typical items stolen include cash, laptops and mobile phones.
The burglaries include:
- A break-in at a home Bowthrope Road, Norwich, sometime between 10.10pm on Monday 19 September and 3am on Thursday 22 September 2016.The thief entered through an insecure conservatory door and stole cash.
- A burglary in Watling Road between 8pm on Wednesday 21 September and 6am on Thursday 22 September 2016. A mobile phone and a tablet were taken.
- Several burglaries in Wilberforce Road between Wednesday 28 September and Thursday 29 September. Items stolen include cash, mobile phones and laptops.
- A break-in at a home in St Olave's Road between 7pm and 8pm on Wednesday 5 October. An iPod touch, Phillips headphones and tobacco were taken.
- Theft at an address in Fitzhenry Mews between 10.45pm on Thursday 13 October and 4am on Friday 14 October. Thieves stole an iPhone and a Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 mobile phone.
Officers are urging anyone with information to come forward.
"These are opportunist crimes where the offenders are targeting insecure properties and looking for things they can steal relatively quickly – for example handbags left in hallways, wallets on kitchen worktops, or laptops in living rooms.
"I would like to remind residents to keep all doors locked as a matter of routine, but especially during the evenings and overnight – don’t give burglars an easy way in. Windows should also be kept closed and secured if you are out, or at night."
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