Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Newport Pagnell.

At 2am on Monday (29/4) offenders gained entry to a house in Hornbeam, Newport Pagnell, through the back door. Victims were at home asleep and were woken by their dog barking downstairs. A ladies’ purse was stolen containing cash and bank cards. The crime reduction team advises people to ensure all doors are locked and to remove the keys from the door. Keep all downstairs windows shut and locked, and only keep windows open upstairs when at home. Make a routine of checking all doors and windows before going to bed or leaving your property. If anyone has any information please contact Det Con Wendy Cissell from Milton Keynes station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101. If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at (opens new window) No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.