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Rolex stolen in Winlaton burglary

Police are appealing for information after a Rolex watch and cash were stolen during a burglary in Winlaton.

The burglary happened at a home on Meldon Way between 8.15am and 12.55pm on Tuesday 26 March.

Two watches were taken during the burglary - the first a man's two tone gold and silver Rolex with serial number 472533A8 and a black face, which is worth several thousand pounds.

The second was a man's Citizen dark metallic watch.

Several hundred pounds in cash was also stolen at the time.

Anyone with information about the burglary is being asked to contact police in Gateshead on the 101 non-emergency number, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.