Appeal after £11,000 burglary in Newcastle

Dated: 22 Dec 2017 15:00 PM

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A victim of a burglary has been left devastated after thieves made off with £11,000 worth of stolen goods.

Officers on Northumbria Police's burglary team have launched an investigation after the burglary at Westwell Court in South Gosforth.

It happened at some point between 8am and 6.35pm on Tuesday (Dec 19) where entry was forced to the detached house.

Those responsible have ransacked the property and made off with a number of stolen goods worth an estimated £11,000.

They include a pair of prescription spectacles, apair of prescription Rayban sunglasses, four pairs of cuff links, a Dell laptop and six watches worth an estimated £2,500. The items were carried away in a cream coloured pillow case.

Now police have launched an appeal to trace anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area on Tuesday.

PC Jane Campey, of the Burglary Team, said: "This is a high value burglary where a number of sentimental items have been stolen and it has left the victim devastated.

"Our officers are carrying out a number of enquiries to identify those responsible but we are in a position now where we are appealing for help from the public.

"We would encourage with anyone with information about the burglary, or anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area on Tuesday, to get in touch with us."

If you can help officers then call 101 extension 62536 quoting log 916 19/12/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. You can also email police at