Malta Police have appealed to the public to help trace those behind a spate of burglaries in Marsascala
A number of homes in the seaside town have been targeted in recent weeks.
Police have asked people in the area to take steps to protect their properties.
The town’s mayor also urged people to ‘stay alert to your surroundings and report anything suspicious to police immediately’.
Mario Calleja pledged that police patrols would be increased in Marsascala.
In a Facebook post, the mayor said that high ranking police officers were aware of the situation and extra police would be seen on the streets.
He urged residents to pass on any information about the burglaries to the police or the local council.