PROPERTY worth thousands of pounds was stolen during a burglary at a house in Bromsgrove.

The incident happened in Lickey Road, Marlbrook, between 12.45pm and 2.15pm on Thursday, (March 20).

It is not known how the offender got in but it is believed the house may have been left insecure.

Various items, worth £6,500, were stolen. Items included an Apple Mac Book Pro laptop worth £700, a Dell laptop worth £350, a further Dell laptop worth £1,200, a Nikon camera worth £800, a further Nikon camera worth £900, a Lumix camera worth £400, camera lenses worth £2,100, a khaki green fabric camera bag worth £20, and a Kobo e-reader worth £100.

Police are looking into whether the burglary is linked to the theft of a laptop from a car parked in Lickey Square, Rednal, between 10pm on Thursday evening, March 20, and 6am the following morning.

In that incident a Lenovo laptop in a black laptop bag was stolen from a silver Mercedes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Mark Lazenby at West Mercia Police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident 369-s-200314 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted through the website,

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