Appeal for information after house burglary in Sunderland

The incident took place in Pembroke Avenue, Sunderland. Image by Google Maps.
The incident took place in Pembroke Avenue, Sunderland. Image by Google Maps.

Police are appealing for witnesses after cash was stolen from a handbag in a burglary in Sunderland.

Northumbria Police say the incident took place on Wednesday, August 16 in Pembroke Avenue.

A spokesman for the force said: "Police are appealing for witnesses following a house burglary in Sunderland.

"It happened on Wednesday, August 16 at 10.27pm at an address in Pembroke Avenue.

"Offenders entered the house and stole a cash inside a handbag before making off unseen.

"Police are appealing for witnesses, and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 099628X/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."