Halifax Regional Police are reminding residents to take proper precautions when going away after seven break-ins or break-in attempts took place in the east end of Dartmouth last weekend.

Police say in most of these cases, the occupants were not at home when the incidents took place.

The break-ins took place around the area of Topsail Boulevard, Clysdale Drive, Regal Road and Bayswater Road.

Smaller items such as electronics were the items stolen.