Burglar steals handbag from Northampton home after gaining entry through unlocked door

Witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
Witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

A handbag containing a phone and £20 in cash was stolen from a house in Northampton during a burglary.

The burglar entered the home through an unlocked back door of a property in Holly Road, Abington, sometime between 11pm on Saturday, April 18 and 1.30am on Sunday, April 19.

The handbag, which was stolen from the kitchen, was found empty, discarded in St Michaels Church grounds on Monday, April 20.

Anyone with any information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.