Emergency services were called to Kingsbury Road in Bevois Valley just before 5pm on Friday afternoon (5 March).
The burglars knocked on the front door before jumping over a fence and entering through the back door. The trio then began ransacking the house in Hillbury Road in Alderholt, where they stole a large sum of cash.
There are calls for the Ministry of Justice to protect a painting by street artist Banksy, that's appeared on the wall of Reading Gaol. The artwork, which depicts a man using bedsheets to escape, appeared on the side of the former jail overnight.