Burglar struck at Sheffield house while occupants slept

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A burglar struck at a house in Sheffield while the occupants were asleep.

The crook struck at a property on Barnet Avenue, Bents Green, at around 11.15pm on Thursday, December 20.

One of the items stolen during a burglary in Sheffield

One of the items stolen during a burglary in Sheffield

A number of items were stolen including including an antique watch winder, a Zenith wristwatch, other jewellery and an Apple MacBook.

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South Yorkshire Police said the burglar fled with the items after being disturbed when the occupants of the house woke up.

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Detectives investigating the incident want to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious that night.

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Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 14/185034/18.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.