Asian gold stolen in St Albans burglary

Police are advising residents to keep Asian gold in a safe place after a burglary in St Albans. Pict

Police are advising residents to keep Asian gold in a safe place after a burglary in St Albans. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

Residents with Asian gold are advised to make sure it is stored in a safe place after a St Albans property was ransacked last week.

The burglary took place in Waverly Road between 5.20pm and 9.10pm on Tuesday, March 19.

One or more burglars forced entry through a kitchen door and ransacked the property before stealing jewellery and other items.

Det Con Spencer Dicks said: “This jewellery had sentimental value to the victim. Fortunately they had kept the majority of their valuables in a safety deposit box, and this prevented a greater loss.

“It is a timely reminder to make sure you keep your jewellery out of sight. Valuable jewellery could be stored at banks or in less obvious places in your home. It’s also a good idea to take photos of your valuables.


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“If you have been offered jewellery for sale or if you have any information that could assist our investigation, please call us on 101 quoting crime reference 41/25766/19 or you can report online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.”

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