Thieves recently helped themselves to various pieces of jewelry at area homes, according to Bexley police reports.

Thieves recently helped themselves to various pieces of jewelry at area homes, according to Bexley police reports.

A resident in the 900 block of Grandon Avenue reported that on July 10, someone pried open a rear door, broke the door frame, entered the house then stole cash and an unknown amount of jewelry.

Also on July 10, a resident in the 900 block of Mayfield Place reported someone stole a 50-inch Sony television, 47-inch Sony television, a man's white gold wedding band with black diamonds, and a woman's white gold wedding ring with a box-cut, 2-carat diamond. There were no signs of forced entry, the report stated.

A resident in the first block of North Ardmore Road reported that on July 13, she noticed two gold necklaces, two gold bracelets and a gold wedding ring were missing from a dresser drawer. There are no suspects at this time.

A resident in the 900 block of Vernon Road reported someone broke into his home July 15 by forcing the rear door open. Assorted jewelry and a change jar were taken from the upstairs master bed room.

In other recent incident reports from the Bexley Police Department:

• A resident in the 400 block of South Parkview Avenue reported someone stole a golden red hen, kept in a chicken coop in the backyard, on July 15.

• A resident in the first block of North Parkview Avenue reported that on July 15, someone broke in by pulling down a partially opened east side window. The suspect stole paper money from various foreign countries.

• A resident in the first block of South Stanwood Road reported someone stole her laptop computer, valued at $1,200, from her home sometime between June 3 and June 10.