Monday, December 23, 2013
Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Exmouth.
Jewellery, commemorative coins, and foreign currency was stolen from a house in Portland Avenue while the occupants were away on holiday sometime between November 23 and November 28.
As well as asking any witnesses to come forward, police are also asking for help to identify items left behind in the break-in - believed to belong to the offender.
Officers found a blue and grey patterned purse attached to a key ring with a silver coloured metal clasp, with two Yale keys (one silver coloured and one bronze coloured) and a plastic Audi vehicle key attached, and an Indian coin inside.
Police are also appealing for help in their attempts to recover the stolen property and return it to the owners.
The stolen property includes the following items: A damaged man’s signet ring with the initials JDP engraved on it; A silver cross pendant on a silver chain necklace, with the Lord’s Prayer written on it viewed from a central hole; A white and pink cotton jewellery box with a female name embroidered on it; Currency from Barbados (Trinidad, St Lucia and Trinidad); a deep red heart shaped box containing a watch; Two coronation tins, one containing a commemorative spoon from 1953, and one containing coins and jewellery from the early 1950s.
Anyone who has any information on the items is asked to call police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number KE/13/2840, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.