POLICE are investigating three burglaries in the same town, during which a large amount of jewellery was stolen.

The first of the burglaries, which all happened in the Stanley area of County Durham, was on Saturday, February 23.

Among the items stolen were a large gold sovereign ring and a pair of gold sovereign earrings.

Anyone with information or whoknows the whereabouts of any of the property is asked to called Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting reference CRI00180747.

The second occurred on Wednesday, March 20.

Among the items stolen were a rose gold women’s Skagen watch, an Amazon Fire tablet which was in a black unicorn case, a gold pocket watch with pattern design, a gold pocket watch engraved with “Happy 70th Grandad” and a gold wedding ring with belt buckle design.

Five men’s watches were taken, including a silver Hugo Boss and a gold AK with a black face.

A silver patterned jewellery box, around 5in in length containing jewellery was also taken.

To pass information on to the police, quote reference CRI00185811.

The third burglary, also in the Stanley area, occurred sometime between Thursday, March 28 and Friday, 29.

Items stolen included two gold watches, two silver watches, various beaded and dress jewellery sets and one gold and one silver locket.

A Pandora bracelet with various charms including two heart spacers, a 'Mum' diamanté hanging charm, a purple studded heart and a navy blue stone surrounded with diamanté was also stolen.

To offer information about the theft or items, some of which is pictured, call police on 101, quoting reference CRI00187736.