Police are appealing for information after a spate of burglaries hit Redditch.

One of the burglaries happened at a property in Forge Mill Road, Riverside, on Friday, January 10 between 2.30pm and 11.30pm in which a fake man’s Rolex white metal watch worth £20, a ring which is described as having an oval shaped sapphire with gold bands across it worth £850, gold earrings in the shape of a cahow seabird worth £100 and four pairs of yellow metal earrings worth £40 were stolen.

Offenders got into the rear garden of the house and forced open French doors causing £1,500 worth of damage.

An attempted burglary of a neighbouring house happened on Friday, January 10, between 3.30pm and 5.30pm.

Offenders caused £50 worth of damage to a fence and £1,500 of damage to a rear door but they failed to gain entry to the property.

In another burglary a white BMX bike, a Blunt trick scooter with a purple deck and bars and pink grips and a blue, green and white Madd Gear Pro scooter deck were stolen from a garage of a property in Atcham Close, Winyates East, between 11pm on Sunday, January 12, and 7.15am on Monday, January 13.

Jewellery was taken from a property in Clent Avenue, Headless Cross, in a third burglary between 1.30pm and 5.30pm on Friday, January 10.

Anyone with information about the burglaries in Forge Mill Road is asked to contact Detective Constable Tony Flannagan, while information about the burglaries in Atcham Close and Clent Avenue should be passed onto DC Paul Lettis.

Both can be contacted by calling 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.