A FOUR figure sum of cash was snatched by crooks during a house break-in.

The home at Sandielands Avenue, Erskine was targeted on Wednesday, January 3 between 2pm and 11pm.

While the occupants were out, the thieves forced open the windows and managed to gain access.

After upturning several rooms, they managed to make away with a quantity of cash.

Police are currently carrying out door to door enquiries.

Inspector Cassie Glass said: "We are appealing to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious at this time.

"Those who have any information should contact police on 101."