THIEVES stole someone's ashes during a burglary.

A casket containing the ashes was stolen in the incident in Amble, Northumberland.

"Can you help reunite the casket with the family who are extremely upset by its loss? It's A4 size with a brass name plate, similar to this photo," said a spokesman for Northumbria Police. 

  • Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 791 of 04/12/17. Alternatively please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.