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Appeal for help to find jewellery stolen from late woman's house

Posted on 13th November 2014

Police are appealing for members of the public to help locate jewellery stolen from the home of a woman who had recently died.

A house in Toulmin Drive, Swadlincote, was broken into between 6pm on Sunday, November 9 and 1pm on Tuesday, November 11.

Among the items stolen was jewellery belonging to the elderly occupant of the house, who had passed away.

A family member discovered the break-in and reported the missing items to police.

Some of the jewellery has since been recovered but officers are appealing to the public for help in locating a number of gold rings, which are of sentimental value.

Officers want to hear from anyone who might have been offered rings for sale over the last few days. Unfortunately there are no further descriptions of the outstanding jewellery.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the offence and remains in police custody.

Witnesses to the burglary or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 47827/14.

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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