Creigiau Burglary Appeal

Stolen jewellerySouth Wales Police is investigating a burglary in the village of Creigiau on the outskirts of Cardiff, which happened sometime between 5.00pm on Friday July 25th and 10.00am on Monday July 28th.
Officers are appealing for information on the whereabouts of jewellery, worth around several thousand pounds, which was stolen from the house on Cardiff Road.

They also want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area.

Among the stolen jewellery was a gold engagement ring containing six small diamonds in a star shape with larger diamond in the middle, an antique flower ring in yellow gold with 8 diamonds in a flower shape with a central diamond, a ruby and diamond ring – yellow gold, 3 diamonds 2 rubies on a straight bar the shoulder and a solid gold 22 carat lady’s wedding ring.

In addition a yellow gold engagement ring containing 3 diamonds on a twist, a white  gold diamond ring with 12 baguettes of diamonds and a row of small diamonds either end and a yellow gold engagement ring with two solitaire diamonds were also removed from the property.

A number of wristwatches were also stolen and included  a lady’s gold Ingersoll watch from the 1930s/40s with a loop strap, a stainless steel and gold Raymond Weil lady’s watch, a gold Candino man’s  watch with in inscription on the back, an Oris automatic wristwatch and an Omega SeaMaster 30 wristwatch with a black face.

Other very distinctive items stolen included a pair od silver cuff links which features the Concord aircraft, a yellow gold chain and bracelet and a gold charm bracelet containing 12 charms one of which being a distinctive glass globe

Access was gained to the property after a rear window was forced open.

People are reminded to take extra measures to ensure expensive and sentimental items of jewellery are kept safe. Such items are ideally kept in a good quality safe or in safety deposit boxes at banks.

Photographs of the jewellery should be stored separately.

Dc Lauren Wells said: “We want to hear from anyone who may have been offered any of these items of jewellery or who may have any information which may be of assistance to us.

“Being a victim of a burglary is a traumatic experience and reducing and detecting these offences is a priority for South Wales Police.

“Please don’t keep items in the top drawer of a chest of drawers, under the bed or in the back of the wardrobe, this is generally the first place offenders will look.

“As always we remind people to make sure all windows and doors are locked including gates leading to rear gardens.”

Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to contact Fairwater CID or South Wales Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1400274336.


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