Thief steals £5,000 watch from Burnley home

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POLICE are hunting a man who stole a £5,000 watch from a Burnley house.

The burglary happened between 2-30 and 3-30pm on Saturday at an address in Slaidburn Avenue.

The thief made off with a Sony Playstation 3, a laptop and a silver Breitling watch, model no. A77321. Its unique reference no. is OPFE56X21-Y.

The offender, an Asian male, was caught by CCTV climbing over the back fence of the property.

Anybody with any information can contact Burnley police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.