Jewellery stolen in Dawlish burglary

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Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:16pm

Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of sentimental jewellery was stolen from a property in Dawlish.

Several gold and silver rings, necklaces, bracelets and anklets, similar to the items pictured, were taken during the burglary at a property in Badlake Hill on Wednesday 15 June, sometime between 8.10am and 7.20pm. 

A sapphire and diamond gold eternity ring, a ruby and diamond gold ring, a silver necklace with a green Chinese letter pendant and a Rotary gents’ chronograph watch were among the items taken.

Enquiries are continuing to locate the jewellery, worth around £1,500, and the offender, who entered the property by forcing open the side door.

Detective Constable Steve Watts, from Totnes CID, said: “The items stolen were of huge sentimental value to the victims, with some of them belonging to their late parents.

“We need the public’s help in finding the jewellery so we can reunite them with their rightful owners.

“We would like to hear from anyone who has been offered any of these items for sale, knows where they are, or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area on Wednesday 15 June.”

Anyone with information that could assist with the investigation is asked to email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting reference CR/040140/16.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org