JEWELLERY was stolen when two houses on the same Witney street were broken into yesterday.

The incidents took place between 7.30am and 4.30pm on Colwell Drive, with the burglar climbing over the rear fence of one house and entering via the patio doors.

They conducted a messy search and took the items.

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Police are appealing for witnesses and have asked residents to call 101, quoting 4319036757 or 43190136729, if they have any information.