Jewellery, including diamond ring, stolen from home of 83-year-old Emsworth woman

A DIAMOND ring and pearl necklace were among items stolen from an elderly lady's house in Emsworth.

Thursday, 18th October 2018, 11:38 am
Updated Thursday, 18th October 2018, 12:45 pm
Jewellery, including this diamond ring and pearl necklace, were stolen from Warblington Road in Emsworth on Tuesday.

Police are investigating the burglary which happened between midday and 6.30pm on Tuesday.

The victim, 83, was not in her Warblington Road home when the incident happened and the break-in was reported by neighbours who spotted the garage door had been left open. 

The suspect or suspects are believed to have forced a rear window to gain entry.

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Items taken were a pearl necklace, a diamond ring, a pearl and gold necklace with an antique diamond clasp and a peacock feather-shaped brooch with a big blue stone at the bottom and smaller stones surrounding it.

An unknown quantity of Euros and other foreign currency notes from New Zealand, Australia, Sri Lanka and India were also taken.

Anyone with information about the burglary, or who might have been offered items matching the descriptions, should call police on 101 quoting 44180389942.