A woman came back from holiday to find her house had been burgled and expensive jewellery and cash taken.
The home was targeted in the Stonebridge area of Durham City sometime between Thursday, May 26 and Saturday, May 28.
A number of distinctive pieces were taken including:
A women’s Cartier watch with a white three-quarter inch dial face with Roman numeral numbers. It included an 18 carat gold case with a sapphire gem stone on the winder with a brown leather strap. The original crocodile strap was also present which was heavily worn.
A Ted Baker women’s watch with a white dial face with a mixture of number and dot hour markers, stainless steel case with a Prussian blue thick leather strap.
A six inch bracelet with a double strand of black pearls and white pearls with gem stones near the sliding clasp.
A gold six inch bracelet which comprises of a chain link with a padlock clasp and safety chain jewel.
Also taken was £900 in cash.
Anyone with information regarding the burglary should call the 101 line with crime reference ED1602732.