BURGLARS have carried out three break-ins at homes in the Stanley area.

The crooks broke in through the rear patio doors of a home in Meadowfield Way, Tanfield Lea, on the evening of Thursday, February 20.

They struck in St Heliers Way, East Stanley, on the afternoon of Friday, February 21, and at a home in Blanche Terrace, Tantobie, on the evening of Saturday, February 22.

In all cases, televisions or video recorders were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call (01207) 232144.