THOUSANDS of pounds of jewellery has been stolen from a home in Fareham.
An upstairs window was smashed and rooms were searched.
Police say about £20,000 worth of Indian jewellery was then stolen.
The items are all made with 22-carat gold. They are of significant sentimental value to the family and have been handed down through the generations.
Police are appealing for information following the burglary in The Cedars between 1.20pm on Saturday, March 24 and 9.25pm on Sunday, March 25.
Det Con Jason Mann said: ‘The jewellery is distinctive and is expensive to buy. It is mainly sold in shops in the Wembley area of London.
‘We are very keen to hear from anyone who may have been offered this jewellery for sale or has any information about who may be involved in the burglary.’
Anyone with information should call Det Con Mann at Gosport and Fareham CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.