POLICE are warning residents to be on the look out after burglars smashed their way in to a homes in north Chelmsford.

Burglars targeted properties in Dunmore Road, Chelmer Village and Rushleydale, Springfield between March 27 and 30.

The break-ins happened between 9am and 12.15pm.

The crooks got in to the houses by smashing rear patio doors.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area at the time to contact them on 101.