AN NHS worker's handbag was stolen on Tuesday as she was in the bath.

Officers are investigating after an NHS worker’s handbag was stolen during a burglary.

The suspect broke in to the woman’s house and stole her handbag from the dining room table while she was upstairs in the bath.

The incident happened between 10am and 11.30am on Tuesday, May 19, on Pendleton Road, in Darlington.

Anyone with any information should contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 140 of May 19.