A HOUSE has been burgled and thousands of pounds worth of jewellery stolen. 

Police are appealing for witnesses following the break-in on Milnthorpe Road, between Bellingham Road and Collin road.

Officers investigating the incident have said that some of the jewellery taken was of sentimental value. 

The incident took place between 11.30am and 7.30pm on Friday, September 6.

Police are urging anyone who might have seen anything suspicious happening in the area around that time to contact 101. 

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.