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Jewellery stolen while owners away

By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: October 30, 2013

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POLICE are appealing for information about a burglary near Leek.

Police were called to an address in Horton at around 9am on Thursday, October 24, by relatives of the householders who were away at the time.

Neighbours had heard burglar alarms going off at the property at around 8.10am and alerted relatives of the occupants. A substantial amount of jewellery and watches was stolen worth more than £7,500, including a distinctive ring and necklace.

The ring is 18ct rose gold and has a 0.5cm band with the word ‘Mizpah’ written on it in raised letters. The necklace is a Queen Victoria sovereign set on an 18ct gold mount on a chain of 18ct gold. The mount is latched together in the form of two loops at the top of the coin.

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Anyone with information about the incident or the jewellery is asked to contact officers on 101, quoting Staffordshire Police incident number 140 of 24 October.

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