SCARBOROUGH — Scarborough police are investigating residential burglaries that took place at three homes on Portland Farms Road off Route 1.

Jaime Higgins, a police department crime analyst, said one homeowner discovered a break-in and notified police at 3:06 p.m. on Thursday.

When police officers arrived at the victim’s home, they discovered that two neighboring homes had also been burglarized.

Police are encouraging the public to contact them at 883-6361 with any information concerning the break-ins.