Police are urging drivers to motorists all valuables after two thefts from cars.
At 12.45 on Tuesday June 4, a handbag was stolen from the rear seat of a Peugeot parked in Wingrove Road, Newcastle.
And at around 3pm the same day a VW Sharan was broken into on the same street and a watch stolen.
There are extra officers on patrol in Wingrove Road speaking to motorists and residents and give crime prevention advice.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.