Camera kit, bank cards and passport among thief's haul from Mother's Day house break-in

A thief broke into a home through a kitchen window before stealing a host of items.

By Fiona Thompson
Wednesday, 10 April, 2019, 14:29
A photo issued by police as they investigate the theft of camera equipment from a house in Chester-le-Street.

Durham Constabulary are appealing for information following a burglary in Chester-le-Street.

The incident occurred overnight on Sunday, March 31, at an address on Hilda Park.

A camera lens was taken in the house burglary.

The suspect broke into the property through the kitchen window at the rear of the property and removed a number of items including: handbag, purse, bank cards, passport, laptop, camera, camera lens, mobile and cigarettes.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 179 of March 31.

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An image of a handbag issued as they investigate its theft.
A laptop was stolen in the break-in.
A number of cameras were taken during the burglary.
Photographic equipment was taken from the Hilda Park house.