Burglars smashed their way into a home and stole jewellery while the occupants were out.
Police have now launched an appeal after a large haul of jewellery was stolen from a home in Cheltenham after a safe was forced open.
Police were contacted with a report that a forced entry to a property had taken place on Tudor Lodge Road at some point between 8am and 11pm on Monday, November 22 before stealing the items from a safe.
The offenders are believed to have entered by smashing the rear patio doors.
One of the items which was stolen is a unique 10mm wide ‘heraldic’ style Dower and Hall ring with six 3mm round cabochon stones in rub over setting.
The other items of jewellery include:
- Two strings of Ivory beads, one oval and one round both graduated to centre
- Gold bar brooch with one aquamarine and two diamonds
- A rolled gold ‘ gypsy’ bangle
- A fine chain charm bracelet with 22 charms
- Gold rimed earrings with oval cabochon garnets
- Pink cameo set earrings in obsidian and a matching pendant
- Victorian cameo earrings set in gold
- A silver carved Ivory brooch in oval setting with scrolled edge
- A pink oval cameo set in gold surround
- Three gold rings
- A gold chain link bracelet
- A gold chain
- A pair of gold link drop earrings
Investigating officers have conducted house to house and CCTV enquiries and are now asking for anyone who has information to come forward.
Due to the burglary occurring in a busy residential area, officers are also asking anyone who witnessed suspicious activity or has CCTV footage to please make contact.
You can submit information using the following form quoting incident 443 of 22 November: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report
Alternatively you can call police on 101, phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit their website https://crimestoppers-uk.org.
For advice on how to help protect your home from burglary please visit: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/police-forces/gloucestershire-constabulary/areas/gloucestershire/campaigns/burglary/