Paphos police were on Thursday investigating the theft of jewellery and cash worth around €37,000 from two homes.
In the first case a 76-year-old British man who lives in Tsada reported to police that his home had been broken into and two rings worth £11,000 sterling, a $200 dollar watch, and €250 and £200 sterling in cash were taken from a metal safe which was hidden in the wardrobe.
The valuables were all insured.
The man said the break-in took place between July 5 and Wednesday while he was away.
A local woman also reported to police that while she was away on Wednesday between 8.30pm and 11.30pm her house was burgled and jewellery valued at €23,200 and €300 in cash were stolen.
The thief or thieves broke into the house through the toilet window, police said.
The valuables were not covered by insurance.