A BURGLAR stole a wallet and handbag containing numerous items during a break-in at a house at the weekend.

It happened in Hertford Close in Eastfield, Scarborough, sometime between 5am and 6am on Saturday.

A ladies black leather handbag was stolen, containing a purse, passport and bank cards, as well as a black Ted Baker wallet containing bank cards and cash.

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses to phone 101, press option two and ask for Samuel Thompson. You can also email Samuel.Thompson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 12200022347.