Burglars remove glass panel from windows of two Northamptonshire homes before stealing valuables

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Valuables have been stolen from two homes in the Towcester during burglaries which police believe could be linked.

One of the burglaries took place at a house in Cappenham Close, Towcester, sometime between 2pm on Monday August 18 and 7pm on Wednesday August 20.

Various items were stolen, including electrical items and jewellery.

The second burglary happened sometime between 11pm on Tuesday August 19 and 5.45am on Wednesday August 20 at a house in Sycamore Yard.

The offender/s stole various property including a handbag, mobile phone and cash. They also took the keys to a Volvo XC60 which was then stolen from the driveway.

In both burglaries, the offender/s got into the property by removing a glass panel from a window and either climbing through or reaching in to open a door with a key that was left in the lock.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.