Time bandits - thieves steal £8,000 Rolex watch

A Rolex watch valued at £8,000 was stolen from a house in West Tanfield, near Bedale.

The Rolex Submariner wristwatch has a silver and gold bracelet and a blue face with a date window. It was taken in the burglary along with a black leather Gucci wallet containing several hundred pounds.

Thieves broke into the house on Main Street on Saturday, November 5 between 3pm and 5pm.

PC Mark Wood, of Bedale Police said the watch was highly distinctive and easily identifiable.

Anyone with information contact on 0845 6060247 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.