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 Did you witness a burglary in Etherley Dene on Saturday afternoon?


Detectives are appealing for help tracing jewellery which was stolen from a family home in Bishop Auckland.

Intruders took sentimental jewellery, along with a safe during the burglary at an address on Lupin Close, Etherley Dene.

The incident took place sometime between 2pm and 6pm on Saturday afternoon (December 14).

It is believed intruders got into the secure house by snapping the lock on the back door and searched several rooms.

As well as jewellery, the burglars removed a large quantity of cash and important documents.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward. They are also keen to speak to anyone who may have been offered the missing jewellery.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call PC Joshua Chew, from Bishop Auckland CID on 101 quoting reference number 310 of December 14.