Burglar disturbed inside Gateshead home

20 Apr 2016 12:33 PM

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At  8am on Tuesday, April 19, a homeowner in Windemere Street in Gateshead disturbed a man who had got inside his home through an unlocked front door.

The intruder fled before he could take anything.

Police are warning residents in Gateshead to make sure their doors are locked - even when inside the home - as burglars are on the look out for easy opportunities to sneak inside properties.

Anyone with any information into the Windemere Street incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 169 19/04/16.

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