Police appeal after theft in Jarrow

15 Jun 2017 10:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a woman's father's ashes were stolen in a burglary at her home.

The burglary happened between 6.30pm on Friday, March 24 and 8.45pm on Wednesday, March 29 in Ravensworth Terrace in Jarrow.

A number of items were stolen during the burgarly including a blue urn containing the ashes of the victim's father. Piggy banks, china dolls, a laptop and cash were also stolen.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for information.

Any witnesses should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 219 290317 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.