Haul of items including sentimental jewellery and war medals stolen in burglary

Posted on 11th April 2014

Police are appealing for help in tracing a large amount of sentimental jewellery and war medals which were stolen during a burglary in South Derbyshire.

The offenders broke into a house in Chellaston Lane, Aston-on-Trent, through a back window.

A large amount of items were stolen, including a DVD player, silver cutlery, ornaments, bank cards and a coin collection.

Jewellery was also stolen, including distinctive handmade items by John Blackburn Craft Centre with the initials JBCC engraved on them, a Victorian-era gold pocket watch, a wedding ring, two sovereign rings and one half sovereign ring.

 A collection of war medals was also taken, which included a First World War medal engraved with 'TW Roe' and Second World War air force defence medals engraved with 'WD Porter' and 'E Porter'.

The house was broken into between 1pm and 5pm on Friday, February 14.

Detectives investigating the burglary want to hear from anyone who might know the whereabouts of the distinctive items, sentimental jewellery or medals.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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