ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Three stores at a plaza on Mt. Hope Boulevard were the victims in a series of smash-and-grabs that have been taking place across the Greater Rochester Area.

Overnight into Friday morning, Abyssinia Restaurant, Fortune Chinese Food, and Nail Design appeared to have had their windows smashed in. According to RPD, the suspects used the windows as entry points. They also confirmed that items were taken from each business.

The owners of Fortune Chinese Food confirmed that money was stolen from their restaurant and that repairs to the window will cost around $2,000.

Unlike previous incidents, RPD said that a vehicle was not used during this smash-and-grab.

Recently, there have been multiple smash-and-grab attempts — Comedy at the Carlson and Record Archive were among the first where cars were used to smash into the fronts of the stores. Record Archive reported items were stolen from them while an ATM was stolen from Comedy at the Carlson.

That same week, Petit Poutinerie and Heroes Brewing were the next scenes of smash-and-grab attempts. Police said that the burglars successfully stole items from Petit Poutinerie. At Heroes Brewing, the suspects managed to damage the front of the store, but an employee chased the vehicle off.

The most recent incident occurred at Universal Liquor on University Avenue where a sedan drove into the front of the liquor store and the suspects in the vehicle stole property. RPD said they spotted a suspicious vehicle that may have been connected to the incident, but the vehicle fled.

Police are currently on the scene investigating the three break-ins and anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.