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Jewellery stolen in North Tyneside burglary

05 May 2017 08:51 AM

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Police are appealing for help from the public after some distinctive jewellery was stolen in a recent North Tyneside burglary.

The incident happened at a house in Tynemouth on Saturday, April 22 at 11.30am. A man entered the house via the rear and stole several items of distinctive jewellery. He was disturbed by the householder and made off from the scene.

The offender is described as a white European man, aged late 20s to early 30s, with a pale complexion approximately 5 feet 7" tall and medium build. He was wearing a dark coloured beanie hat, grey tracksuit bottoms and possibly a blue hoodie.

He stole a number of jewellery items including (pictured):
1. Oval shaped opal gem on a gold ring
2. White gold and diamond ring, hand made one of a kind item with weaved metal shape with diamond
3. Sapphire and diamond ring, blue opal surrounded by diamonds.

Also stolen during the burglary: a rare bangle with watch mounted on it a mixture of steel and gold, sapphire ring with diamond either side of the stone, an opal and turquoise gold ring and a necklace rose gold chain with a T- bar.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the burglary and anyone who recognises the offender from the description to contact police. Officers also want to hear from anyone who may be offered these stolen items for sale to contact police on 101 quoting reference 45442S/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Pictured stolen jewellery