Jewellery has been stolen after a lock on the front door of a Kingsclere home was drilled through.

A resident in King John Road, Kingsclere, returned home yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon to find their home had been broken into.

An unknown quantity of jewellery has been stolen from within the home.

The break-in is believed to have happened between 2pm and 4.45pm.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information about the break-in. Call 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190141110.