Asian gold jewellery stolen during a burglary in Thorpe Astley


Incident took place sometime between 4.30pm and 7.15pm

Crime number: LB/06063/13-0


Officers from Blaby local policing unit are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a house in Thorpe Astley.


The incident took place sometime between 4.30pm and 7.15pm on Thursday December 19 in Stackyard Close when the property was entered through a ground floor window and a large quantity of Asian gold jewellery was stolen.


The jewellery consisted of 22-24 carat gold necklaces, bangles and earrings set with diamonds and rubies.


Other items included a black Xbox 360 Connect console, a Nintendo Wii console, a number of Xbox and Wii games, a blue Dell Inspiron laptop computer, a Tom Tom satellite navigation system and a Canon digital camera.


Detective Constable Louisa Letts is investigating the incident, she said: “The incident took place in a short space of time and at a time when many people would be returning home from work, if you saw anyone acting suspiciously in this area please contact us.


“We would also urge anyone who knows someone who has recently acquired similar items or has been approached by someone trying to sell any of these items especially any jewellers or pawn brokers.


“If you have any information which can assist with the investigation please come forward. Any calls received will be treated in confidence.”


Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 4543 Louisa Letts on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in their collar number 4492 or contact Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.


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