Thief steals charity box

A CHARITY box was among several items stolen during a burglary in Ashington.

The theft took place at a home in Milburn Road between 10pm on Friday, February 15, and 2.48am the following morning.

The charity box contained a small amount of cash.

Other items taken during the raid included a free-standing electric fire and a vacuum cleaner.

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.