Several visitors wouldn't have enjoyed the best stay in Rutherford after thieves targeted two motels in the suburb during the past week.
Multiple rooms and cars were hit at one hotel between Wednesday and Monday.
A phone, wallet, cosmetics, clothes and keys were taken from a room between 11pm Sunday and 5.30am Monday. The keys and clothes were later recovered.
Someone entered another room through an unlocked sliding door between 4.30am and 5am on Friday and stole phones and cash while the visitors were sleeping.
A handbag, two purses, glasses and a phone were also taken from a room between 9pm on Saturday and 3am Sunday.
The motel’s car park was also preyed upon twice in the past week.
Thieves took a laptop and phone from unlocked Hyundai Tuscon parked at the motel between 4pm and 4.30pm on Wednesday, while an unlocked Mercedes Coupé was rummaged through between midday Saturday and 9.30am Sunday but nothing was stolen from the vehicle.
Cash was stolen from a Mazda3 parked at a different hotel in the west between 5pm Saturday and 9am Sunday.
On the opposite side of the New England Highway, a house was ransacked in Buffier Crescent sometime between 4pm Thursday and 11.30pm Saturday.
A glass door was also smashed at a Churchill Crescent home about 9pm Saturday but nothing was stolen.
Police are investigating the incidents.
Chief Inspector Glenn Blain said police were following up several leads in relation to recent crime in Rutherford.
Any information that may assist with police inquiries should be reported to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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