POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two houses were broken into in Sunderland.
The burglaries happened at two addresses in Frinton Park between 11am and 2pm on Monday. In the first, cash and cigarettes were stolen and damages was caused to a window.
Nothing was stolen in the second burglary, but a window was damaged.
Extra officers are in the area to carry out inquiries and offer reassurance.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 63852Y/13 or 63853W/13 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.