HERCULES (CBS SF) — Investigators are trying to locate a burglar who broke into a Hercules home and stole about $40,000 in jewelry and hundreds of dollars in cash on Monday, according to police.

Police said the burglary happened sometime between 5:10 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. at a home in the 200 block of Carson Street while the residents were away.

A resident returned home to find a rear window broken and the jewelry and $300 in cash gone, police said.

Officers canvassed the neighborhood and collected a DNA sample from the broken window.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Hercules police at (510) 799-8260.

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