Police appeal after antique jewellery stolen from Exmouth home

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(Last Updated On: February 5, 2017)

Police have appealed for witnesses, today 2nd February, after a large amount of jewellery was taken from an Exmouth home last month.

Around 40 items of jewellery was stolen from a property in Valley Way, Exmouth sometime between 10.30am on Tuesday 24 January and 12.30pm on Thursday 26 January.

Among the items stolen were a 100-year-old 18ct gold ring with diamonds and an 18ct pearl and amethyst ring which is around 70-years-old, plus a very old garnet bracelet and set of garnet earrings.

Other distinctive items taken were:

  • 9ct gold wedding ring, which was worn thin through age.
  • 18ct engagement ring with diamonds and a sapphire centre.
  • A child’s gold bracelet engraved.
  • A cross and chain with topaz stones
  • A silver hand-held mirror and hairbrush
  • A 2cm wide 9ct gold bracelet in a criss-cross pattern.
  • A small ladies gold watch carrying a retirement engraving.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious at the time in the area of Valley Way at the time of the offence. They would also like to hear from anyone who may have been offered the items for sale.

If anyone does have information that may assist enquiries they are asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by telephone on 101, quoting CR/006664/17.

Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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