THIEVES have stolen watches and a handbag from a Sunderland home.
A house in Hood Close was broken into overnight between Wednesday, May 28, and Thursday, May 29, when a burglar got in through an unlocked door.
The occupant, an elderly woman, was in the house at the time and although she wasn’t hurt, was shaken.
Police carried out extra patrols in the area to reassure local residents and gather information about the burglary.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 497 29/05/14.