House burgled in South Shields

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Police are appealing for witnessed following a burglary at a house in South Shields.

It happened on Harton Lane between 9.30am and 1.15pm on Monday, July 13.

The offender forced their way in through the rear door and searched the house and stole some cash before leaving via the rear door.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 594 of 13/07/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.