The Bristol Police Department is investigating seven residential burglaries that have been reported in the city since the end of September.
Police said all of the burglaries occurred on Blakeslee Street, Bellevue Avenue, High Street, Woodland Street and Belridge Road, and they believe they all have been committed by the same person or people.
Officials said the break-ins have been reported during the day when the residents of the home were not there. In addition, they all were committed in a short period of time when the residents left and returned a short time later.
The person or people responsible were able to get into the homes via second floor windows, police said, and in some of the break-ins ladders had been left outside the homes by the homeowner.
The homeowners have reported more than $48,000 worth of money, jewelry and electronic devices were stolen.
Police are asking residents to make sure their homes are secure before leaving.
Anyone with information about the burglaries is asked to call police.
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