A postal worker called Saanich police early Friday afternoon after noticing a busted doorframe at a home in the 300-block of Obed Ave.
Police attended and contacted the homeowner. A thief or thieves forced entry into the home through the front door Friday morning, and made off with cash, jewelry and electronics.
Sgt. Steve Eassie says a canine unit was called out after 12:30 p.m., but was unsuccessful in locating a suspect.
As as Friday afternoon no other homeowners in the area reported having been broken into.
Police are asking anyone with information or who may have seen someone suspicious in the area to call 250-475-4321.