A HOUSE in Tetbury was broken into and a number of items were stolen. 

The incident happened at a house in the Chavenage Lane area between 8.30am and 7.50pm on Thursday, March 16. 

Access was gained after the bolts to the rear wooden kitchen double doors were forced open. 

There was an untidy search of the bedrooms, with various drawers emptied.

A number of items including an HP laptop, jewellery, radios and a distinctive pillowcase from the master bedroom was stolen. 

Police advise residents to remain viligant, ensuring their property is secure at all times and no valuable items are left in view. 

If you have any information regarding this crime, ring 101 or email 101@gloucestershire.police.uk, quoting incident 493 of March 16.