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Appeal for information following burglary in Wimborne

24 January 2018
Detectives investigating a burglary in Wimborne are appealing for help from the public to trace items of jewellery that were stolen.

The burglary occurred in the Middlehill Road area of Colehill in Wimborne between 10.30am on Tuesday 9 January 2018 and 10am on Wednesday 10 January 2018 when the house was temporarily unoccupied.

A large amount of high value jewellery, including items with great sentimental value, were taken.

The items including approximately 10 loose large carat diamond stones, seven white and yellow gold rings with varying sizes of diamond stones and some unique individual pieces of jewellery including a Mikimoto pearl with diamond surround, a jade ring with diamond surround, a black onyx ring with a diamond stone and a white gold diamond pendant on a white gold chain.

A 1960s ladies’ white gold Rolex watch, yellow gold Rolex watch and a 1968 men’s Omega watch with a gold band were also taken as well as a large collection of yellow gold pieces including cufflinks.

Detectives Constable Andrew Burley, of Dorset Police’s Priority Crime Team, said: “We have made a number of enquiries into this burglary and as part of our investigation I am appealing to any members of the public or retailers who have come across any of the items described to contact police.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who has any information about the burglary.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180004676. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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