Burglar disturbed

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POLICE are seeking information about a house burglary in Ponteland.

The burglar broke a window of a home in Meadow Court at 9.07pm on Sunday, but fled when he was disturbed by a neighbour.

He made off over the back fence of the property onto a grassed area in Kings Green and along Callerton Lane.

The man is described as white, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins tall, of thin build, with a gaunt face.

He was wearing a black beannie or bobble hat, a black jacket and dark trousers.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area, or who knows who is responsible.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, ext 69191, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.