NIAGARA FALLS – Recording-studio equipment worth thousands of dollars was stolen during the burglary of an Ashland Avenue home Friday night, police said.

Police said a lock on a back door was broken between 10 and 11:15 p.m. Items stolen included five amplifiers, two computer systems, a car stereo system, keyboards, cymbals, sound control board, microphone and a gold wristwatch. The loss was estimated at $16,000.