THIEVES have struck four Calala homes while the residents went out to work.
A significant amount of cash, computers, iPads and phones as well as other household items were stolen from the homes in streets off Calala Ln.
Several sets of car keys were stolen during the break-ins.
Police believe the offenders entered the homes between 8am and 5pm on Monday.
They have issued an appeal for any locals who might have seen something out of the ordinary or any suspicious people hanging around the area to contact Tamworth police or Crime Stoppers.