A BURGLAR who raided a house in Chandler’s Ford rummaged through a washing machine of clothes in a search for valuables.

The thief, who made an untidy search of the house in Newport Close, made off with a Rolex platinum strap watch with a pink dial, a jade bangle, a silver Toshiba laptop, a laptop charger, a safe with passports and Hong Kong dollars.

Eastleigh police are appealing for information following the burglary which happened sometime between 5.10pm on Friday and 1pm on Sunday.

Contact PC Pieri at Eastleigh on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity line on 0800 555 111.