JEWELLERY was stolen from two homes after burglaries in North Baddesley.

Police are appealing for information following the incidents, which happened in Rownhams Lane on Tuesday.

The front door of a house was forced open and jewellery was taken from a bedroom between 7.30am and 1.30pm.

At another house, jewellery was taken from a bedroom after a burglar or burglars got through an insecure rear patio door between 11am and 2.45pm.

A Hampshire Constabulary statement says: "If you have any information about these incidents, please call 101 quoting 44190008979.

"Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"In an emergency, call 999."