Police release images of York antique theft suspects
6:25pm 5th January 2012
Police in York have released images of two men they would like to trace following the theft of antiques.
They were caught on camera in the antique shop at about 1.20pm on Saturday 12 November 2011. The men are suspected of forcing open a display case before stealing its contents.
The stolen property includes a 12in silver shell tray, five sets of silver sugar tongs, a rectangular Georgian silver tray, a 0.33 carat diamond ring and two diamond ring each with three stones.
PICTURES: images of two men police would like to trace:
PC Hazel Simms, of York Safer Neighbourhood Team, said:
"I would like to speak to anyone who either recognises the men featured in the images or has been offered any property matching the description of the stolen items.
"If you can help with this investigation I ask that you contact the police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible."
Anyone who can help the police with this enquiry is asked to contact Sergeant Martin Metcalfe of York Police on 101.
Press option 2 and ask for Martin Metcalfe by name.
Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12110191984.
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