Laptops and phones stolen in sneak burglary

FOUR laptops were among the items stolen during a sneak burglary in Ashington.

Thieves got into a house in Seventh Row through an unlocked window between 12.45am and 1am on Wednesday, September 21.

They searched the property and stole two Toshiba laptops, a Fujitsu Siemens laptop, a Medion laptop, a white Blackberry mobile phone and an Apple iPhone before making off.

The homeowner was upstairs at the time of the burglary.

Police are warning residents to ensure windows and doors are secure, even when inside the house, to deter opportunist thieves.

Enquiries into the burglary are ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 03456 043 043 ext 69191.