Sneak-in burglary in Ripley

Police are attempting to trace burglars who sneaked into a property on Alfred Street, Ripley.

The occupant was upstairs and heard the door slam between 12 noon and 12.05pm on Monday, February 18. The offender had entered the property via an unlocked rear door and taken a handbag containing cash.

Police are advising residents to be extra vigilant and to lock doors even when in another part of the house for a short time.

If you recall seeing anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information, please contact the Volume Crime Team at Derbyshire Police on 101 – quote crime number: 6882/13.