Handbag and cash stolen during burglary from Northampton home while homeowner slept

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Thieves stole a handbag containing cash from a house in Abington from the owner of the house was asleep upstairs.

Offender/s entered the house in WestCott Way, Abington, through a back door and searched the kitchen area. A handbag, containing cash, was stolen.

The homeowner was asleep during the burglary which happened yesterday (Wednesday) between 1am and 7am.

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