Jewellery and laptop stolen during burglary in Market Overton

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Police are appealing for help tracking down Greek gold jewellery and other items stolen during a burglary in Market Overton.

The incident took place between 11.45am and 4.50pm on Saturday, November 16, at a house in the Teigh Road area of Market Overton. The thieves entered the property by forcing open a rear window.

Police have only just released the details of the burglary.

Several items of Greek gold jewellery were stolen including an antique necklace, flower shaped earrings, hooped earrings and gold stud earrings.

Also taken was a burgundy coloured velvet jewellery box with an engraved silver coloured plate on the lid, and a Samsung 55P5C laptop in a brushed silver colour with a 17in screen complete with a white husky screen saver.

Dec con Andrew Osborn, who is investigating the incident, said: “The victim has been left extremely upset by the incident.

“The jewellery is of sentimental value to the victim as it had been handed down through the family.

“Have you been offered any distinctive jewellery for sale, or did you see anything suspicious in the area?”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 817 Andrew Osborn on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 0817.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.




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