Police are linking two burglaries which happened within 30 minutes of each other in Northampton.
The properties in Berkeley Close, Cliftonville, and Loyd Road, Abington, were both targeted by an burglar who smashed glass doors on the ground floor. In both cases, a search was made for gold jewellery.
There are no further descriptions beyond a man in a baseball cap being seen in Loyd Road around the time of the offences, which happened between 2pm and 2.30pm yesterday (Thursday).
Anyone with information can call police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.