Police issue photos of jewellery stolen from Harpenden homes

PHOTOS of necklaces and earrings stolen in recent Harpenden burglaries have been released by police.

One or more thieves gained access to two flats in The Cedars between 8am and 11pm on Wednesday, March 2, and a number of jewellery and electrical items were taken from both addresses.

Two houses in Oakfield Road were also broken into the following Thursday (March 4) between 4.45pm and 10.30pm and various items taken again, including jewellery and a Spanish horse ornament.

Photos of the stolen items include a crystal necklace and matching earrings, mesh design earrings with yellow, white and rose gold, an 18 carat white gold and diamond necklace with crucifix and Dior blue butterfly dangled earrings.

Photos of a gold bracelet, a white gold ring with blue sapphires and diamonds, a Patek Felippe 18 carat gold and diamond watch, and a crystal-topped ring with small diamonds on a band under crystal have also been issued.

Pc Scott Curran, investigating, said: “We believe these burglaries are linked and I would encourage anyone who recognises these items or thinks they have seen someone trying to sell them to come forward.

“I am also appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious activity around these buildings before or during the time the burglaries took place, or who has any other information in relation to the crimes, to contact me.”

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Anyone with any information on these burglaries should ring Pc Curran via the non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers (an independent charity) anonymously on 0800 555 111.