Burgled while asleep in Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 14:50 13 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:29 18 June 2010

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a house in Sidmouth was burgled last weekend when the homeowners were upstairs sleeping. Just before 1am on Saturday, February 7 police received a report from a concerned neighbour that the front door of a house i

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a house in Sidmouth was burgled last weekend when the homeowners were upstairs sleeping.

Just before 1am on Saturday, February 7 police received a report from a concerned neighbour that the front door of a house in Temple Street was open.

Officers went to the address and found items worth around £500, including a black ACER Espire laptop, a Cowon black MP3 player in a black suede cover and a three quarter length green khaki jacket, were taken.

The burglary took place between midnight and 1am.

A police spokesman said: "We are urging anyone with information or anybody who has been offered these goods for sale to contact Sidmouth Police."

If you can help the police with their enquiries ring them on 08452 777444 quoting crime reference number KS/09/70.

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