Hartford police are investigating a rash of home break-ins after three men broke into seven homes in the West End while the residents were at work on Monday.
A Kenyon Street resident called 911 at 5:15 p.m. Monday after hearing a loud smash and seeing a man jump out of the window.
Police responded and found two rings on the back porch. They believe the rings were stolen during another robbery.
There were two more burglaries at 397 Farmington Ave. A Coach handbag, costume jewelry, a laptop and loose change were stolen.
Police said the robbers might have used a drill to get into the apartments between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Police believe a drill was also used to break into a home on Evergreen Street. A jar full of change and a cell phone charger were stolen.
Someone broke into homes on Nile Street and Barber Street by pushing in an air conditioner. Law enforcement authorities are trying to figure out if robberies on are connected.
Burglars got into the Nile Street home through the bathroom window and stole a 32-inch flat screen TV and jewelry, police said.
Burglars got into a Buckley Avenue home through the garage, police said.
The robbers were described as light-skinned males, between 15 and 18 years old, weighing about 120 pounds.
They were all wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and khaki pants.
Hartford police have added more patrols in the areas.