Spate of house burglaries in city

A series of house burglaries in Norwich - including one where the family was asleep upstairs - on Monday and Tuesday this week are being investigated by police.

A series of house burglaries in Norwich - including one where the family was asleep upstairs - on Monday and Tuesday this week are being investigated by police.

The first occurred in St William Way, Thorpe between 8.15am and 3pm on Monday at a property near to the Plumstead Road roundabout.

A Dell 9600 laptop and an HP laptop was stolen after burglars gained entry via back patio doors.

The second happened between 9am and 11am on Monday in Clifton Street when a second floor flat was broken into and cash, a PSP games console and a Sony Ericsson Bluetooth set was taken.

Lastly, a home in Mount Pleasant, at the Newmarket Road end, was burgled between 11.45pm on Monday and 7.15am on Tuesday while the family was asleep up stairs.

Among the property stolen was a black canvas holdall, a women's brown suede handbag, a black Sony Cyberspace digital camera, model P200, a number of bank and store cards and a Zen i-pod music player.

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Police are not currently linking the burglaries.

Anyone with information should contact 0845 456 4567 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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