DORSET -- State police are investigating a pair of burglaries that happened Christmas Eve or early Christmas Day.

According to Vermont State Police Trooper Lauren Ronan, the burglaries occurred at two homes on Route 30, both within a few miles of each other. Police said force was used to gain access to the homes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VSP at 802-442-5421. Information can be submitted anonymously online at or texting to the number 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword "VTIPS" followed by the information.