Laptops stolen in burglaries
Dated: 20 Feb 2012
Police are appealing for witnesses to two burglaries in Gateshead.
Between 7.30am and 4.50pm on Friday, February 17, burglars broke into an apartment in Tranquil House, Wordsell Drive, and stole two Apple Mac laptops worth around £1200.
A laptop and two Sony games consoles were stolen in a second burglary at a property in Whitehall Road, which happened between 1.30pm and 11.40pm on Sunday, February 19.
Police are appealing for witnesses to these incidents to come forward with information.
A/DI Craig Metcalfe, of Gateshead Area Command, said: "Burglars stole electrical items from these properties and enquiries are ongoing. We're appealing for information from anyone who has witnessed the incidents or who has information about who is responsible or knows the whereabouts of the stolen property to contact police."
Anyone with information or is offered laptops or games consoles for sale should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.