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

A photo issued by police as they investigate the theft of camera equipment from a house in Chester-le-Street.
A photo issued by police as they investigate the theft of camera equipment from a house in Chester-le-Street.

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

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

A camera lens was taken in the house burglary.

A camera lens was taken in the house burglary.

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

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.

An image of a handbag issued as they investigate its theft.

An image of a handbag issued as they investigate its theft.

A laptop was stolen in the break-in.

A laptop was stolen in the break-in.

A number of cameras were taken during the burglary.

A number of cameras were taken during the burglary.

Photographic equipment was taken from the Hilda Park house.

Photographic equipment was taken from the Hilda Park house.