POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary in which items worth more than £5,000 were stolen in Totton.

The incident happened between 10.30am and 12.30pm on Sunday (Feb 3) at a property on Eling Lane.

The burglar used bricks to smash the back patio door and enter the house where they stole three high value watches and jewellery.

The stolen watches are described as; a silver Omega Seamaster wristwatch with an orange rotating bezel and black face valued at £3,200; a silver Raymond Weil ladies wristwatch with a mother of pearl face with diamonds around it, valued at £1,295; and a silver Tag Heuer wristwatch with a blue face valued at £1,200.

The other stolen items are described as a gold bracelet with elephants around the outside, a white gold emerald ring, a flower shaped diamond ring, a men’s thick gold chain, a Michael Kors silver necklace and a gold charm bracelet.

PC Gary Kimble, said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, to get in touch with us.

“I would also like to appeal to anyone who could have been offered the stolen items for sale, or knows anyone who has recently acquired such items. The watches, particularly the Omega Seamaster, are very distinctive.

“If you have any information please get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

If you have any information, please contact the police on 101, quoting 44190041115.