Thousands of pounds of Egyptian gold stolen in Elmdon burglary - The Solihull Observer

Thousands of pounds of Egyptian gold stolen in Elmdon burglary

Solihull Editorial 19th Oct, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016   0

SOLIHULL Police are appealing for information after thousands of pounds worth of Egyptian gold was stolen during a burglary.

The suspects forced open the front door on October 9 of the property on Nichols Close in Elmdon to gain access to the house sometime between 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

A large amount of unusual jewellery including rings, bangles, chains and a set of gold coins were stolen during the raid as well as childrens gold jewellery and cash in various currencies.

All of the stolen jewellery is hallmarked 18-Carat Egyptian gold, the pieces are unusual and Police are urging residents to keep an eye out for the distinctive items.

PC Lisa Bird said: “The stolen jewellery amounts to thousands of pounds and we are determined to do all we can to get it back and arrest those responsible.

“If you have any information about the robbery, suspect who may be responsible, or believe you’ve been offered any of the stolen items for sale, please do the right thing and contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Lisa Bird by emailing [email protected] or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting crime number 20SH/197804N/16.


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