Christmas cancelled for family as presents stolen from under tree

Christmas is cancelled for one Old Town family, as presents from underneath their Christmas tree were stolen.

Wiltshire Police Officers

Police are appealing for witnesses after a house was burgled in Marlborough Road between 9.00am and 6.30pm on Monday, 21 December.

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The cruel burglar, or burglars, stole a number of presents and items including: two laptops, a black HP computer and a maroon Acer, and a black I-phone 4.

Wiltshire Police say that “the presents were in red wrapping paper with pictures of Santa and noel in beige writing”.

PC Holly Moffat said: “We believe the suspect(s) broke in to the property sometime between 9.00am and 6.30pm yesterday. We also believe they left via the back fence which leads to Marlborough Park Housing Estate.

“If you live in that area and saw anyone or anything suspicious during the day or early evening please call me on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”