Three sovereigns of gold and Rs. 15,000 were stolen from a house in Vadipatti on Tuesday afternoon. Police said that the family members of T. Pitchai (42) of Koolampatti near Ellaiyur had gone out. When Pitchai’s wife Radha returned home, she saw a stranger coming out the house. Even as she tried to question him, the man sped away in a two-wheeler. Upon entering the house, she saw the clothes kept in a cupboard strewn on the floor, and the jewellery and cash were missing. The Vadipatti police have registered a case.