Sentimental Jewellery Stolen In Telford Burglary
Police are appealing for information after thieves raided a Telford home and made off with sentimental jewellery.
Offenders forced their way into the property at an address in Frame Lane in Telford some time between 7.30am and 5pm yesterday.(Thursday 11 October)
A search was carried out of a number of rooms, including the bedrooms.
Thieves made off with items of jewellery, including a medal and a brooch, which is of high sentimental value.
Police are appealing for information in relation to the break-in and are urging anyone who may have come across the stolen items to contact them.
A Telford Police spokeswoman said: "Thieves stole an Isle of Man MANX medal with a green Isle of Man logo on it in a green presentation box. The medal was very old and of great sentimental value to the victim. Also stolen was a brooch in the letter "A" which belonged to the victim's mother.
"Other items stolen include two 9ct gold chains with a T-bar, one diamond shaped ring with different coloured stones, one green/turquoise ring with semi-precious stones, one ring with red and white semi precious stones across the top and a watch and bracelet set.
"We believe thieves may try and sell the items of jewellery on and we would appeal to anyone with information about the burglary itself or the whereabouts of the jewellery to come forward."
Telford Police can be contacted on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
West Mercia Police are currently running Operation Citadel aimed at reducing burglaries and increasing the number of detections. They say the public have a vital role to play by passing on information to assist investigations. They are also urging householders to ensure their property is safe and secure.Issued: Friday, 10 October 2012