Thieves had beenÂ usingÂ a stolen silver BMW to travel between homesÂ targeted inÂ Kirk Sandall, Edenthorpe and Barnby Dun but the car has now been seized.
Officers are now trying to track down the crooks.
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They are urging residents to fit '˜anti-snap locks'Â toÂ their doors to make it more difficult for thieves to get in.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.