War medals and engagement ring stolen in Eye burglary

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War medals and jewellery were stolen from a man’s property in Eye.

The burglary took place in the High Street on November 15 between 11.40am and 6.20pm.

Items stolen included a three stone diamond engagement ring, a silver oval rotary watch with black strap and four South African war medals.

One of the medals had a red, black and orange ribbon and another with an orange, white and green. The remaining two did not have a ribbon.

All were Queen’s/King’s South African war medals and were engraved with the Worcester Regiment on the side.

The victim completed service in the South African army, however the stolen medals were from the Boer War and have no family connection.

No photos of the stolen items are available.

Detective Constable Adam Blake said: “This burglary has had a significant impact on the victims and we urge anyone with information on the incident or the whereabouts of the stolen items to come forward.

“Some of the stolen items have large sentimental value and the war medals are particularly distinctive. Please help us reunite these items with their owners.”

Anyone with information about the incident or the items stolen should contact police on 101, Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or visit https://crimestoppers-uk.org/.