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More than $20,000 in jewelry and cash was taken over the weekend following a break-in on the city’s near East Side, the homeowner’s daughter told Buffalo police Monday.

The daughter, who is the executor of her late mother’s estate, reported the theft occurred between 2 a.m. Saturday, when she left the home on William Street between Michigan and Jefferson avenues, and 2 p.m. Monday, when she returned and discovered the rear sliding glass door had been damaged.

The thief or thieves ransacked the house and made off with five tennis bracelets, eight other pieces of jewelry and a Movado watch, as well as $1,200 in cash.