POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary in Penwortham were more than £8,000 worth of jewellery was taken.

The incident happened at some point between 5pm on Friday 3 October and 10pm on Sunday 5 October at an address on Shaftsbury Avenue.

It is believed that unknown offenders have forced access to the property via a first floor window, whilst the home owner was away. At least 30 items of jewellery were taken, valued at more than £8,000.

Some of the items include an Armani silver ladies watch with an oblong face, a Tag Heur watch with a silver strap and round face, a men’s tie clip featuring a knife and fork on the top of it, an 18ct white gold chain with a pendant featuring black and white diamonds around it, an 18ct gold Italian ring with green enamel and diamonds on top and an 18ct gold ring with a Tourmaline stone surrounded by diamonds.

PC Michael Rhodes of Preston Police said: “We are appealing for anyone with information about this incident to get in touch with us.

“If you have been offered items of jewellery for sale in the area, we would be interested to hear from you as you may be able to help us with our investigations.

“The victim is understandably upset by this incident and there may be more items that have been taken that the victim is not yet aware of.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1513 of October 5th.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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