Laptop and camera are taken after thieves break into Portsmouth house

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BURGLARS stole electronic equipment from a home during an overnight raid.

Between 1am and 8am on Thursday a home in Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw, Portsmouth, was broken into.

Police say the offender got into the house through the back garden, and they also believe they may have been in other gardens in the same road.

Once inside the burglar took a digital camera, a Toshiba laptop, an ISM long service medal and a gold necklace with an orchid pendant.

PC Kathryn Smithers said: ‘I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area during the time of the burglary.

‘Are any residents in the surrounding area aware of anyone having been in their gardens between 1am and 8am on February 16?

‘Have any of the stolen items been found discarded in the local area? I would urge anyone with any information to get in touch as soon as possible.’

Anyone with any information should contact Fratton police station on 101 or call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.