Published: May 27, 2013 8:26 AM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, FL  - Several homes were broken into in Lehigh Acres on Thursday night. The crimes occured at 4 different locations in the city. One of the oddest happened when the crooks fed an 80 pound German Shepard leftovers from the victims refridgerator to keep him occupied while they robbed and ransackedthe home. Sheriff's deputies have investigated the crimes and are trying to determine if the crimes are connected.