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Home Of Ex-Southampton Footballer Francis Benali Burgled
Former Southampton footballer Francis Benali has spoken of his distress following a break-in at his home.
Raiders escaped with a haul including four watches, earrings, necklaces and rings from the 45-year-old ex-Saints full back's property.
Two Apple MacBooks containing treasured family photographs of his two children were also stolen.
The break-in happened in the Highfield area of Southampton between 5.30pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday, Hampshire Constabulary said.
Appealing for information, Benali said: ``This has been a distressing intrusion of our family home especially for my wife and children.
``In particular, we have lost extremely sentimental items that cannot be replaced including photographs on the laptops and jewellery.''
Detective Constable Mark Bradley said: ``Mr Benali is well known in Southampton and among football supporters, and I hope that if anyone comes into contact with the laptops in particular they will recognise his photographs and get in contact with us.''
Anyone with information is asked to call Hampshire Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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