Search for youth after Ashington burglary

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Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police are appealing for information after burglars smashed the patio doors and stole cash and other items from an Ashington home.

Between 11pm on Friday and 7am yesterday, burglars broke into a house in Cornforth Close. They got into the address by smashing the rear patio doors and then searched the property. They stole items including two handbags that contained cash and personal documents.

Inquiries are ongoing into the break-in and anyone with any information is asked to contact police as soon as possible on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference number 420 04/07/15.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who might have seen a youth on a bike in Cornforth Close at around 3.30pm on Friday afternoon. He approached a number of residents in the estate offering to do odd jobs or work. Anyone who saw him is asked to get in touch.