Officers are urging residents to be vigilant following an increase in the number of reported burglaries in Burntwood recently.
Police were first called to a property near Chase Terrace at around 11.20pm on Wednesday (15 December).
The victim that a window at the rear of the property had been damaged and a remote control car, along with other items, was stolen.
A further three burglaries were reported on Monday (20 December).
Officers were called an address near Bridge Cross Road at around 10.20am.
The victim reported a brick had been thrown at a window, however, nothing was taken.
Later the same day, officers attended a property off Boney Hay Road at about 9.15pm.
Cash and electrical items including a Kindle, iPad and a laptop were reported stolen.
Around an hour later, officers were called to attend an address off Hospital Road.
A property window had sustained damage from a brick being thrown, however, nothing was taken.
Detective Inspector Peter Goodwin of Staffordshire Police, said: “We would like to reassure residents that we are doing all we can to tackle theft and burglary, especially at this time of year.
“ I would like to remind everyone of the importance of making sure all windows and doors are locked, an anti-burglar alarm is fitted and active, and that all valuables are hidden from sight.”
In order to protect yourself and your home from potential theft, officers also advise:
Install CCTV or a smart doorbell to your property Ensure that keys to vehicles are kept in a secure location and not in plain-sight Make sure sheds and garages are locked Pay attention to cold callers who knock your door - they may be scouting the property for a future burglary.
If you have any information, CCTV or dashcam footage, in relation to the above referenced incidents, contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 681 of 20 December.