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Jewellery Stolen from House in Sherburn in Elmet


6:53am 23rd August 2013

Detectives are appealing for information after burglars broke into a Sherburn-in-Elmet home and stole jewellery and personal items.

The break-in occurred in broad daylight on Wednesday 21 August 2013 between 1.45pm and 4pm at a house in Eversley Court while the householders were out.

The burglars broke in through a locked door which overlooks an alleyway and took several items of jewellery including a gold engagement ring with five small diamonds, a gold ring with seven diamonds, two other gold rings and a box containing personal items including passports and birth certificates.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw or heard any suspicious people or vehicles in the Eversley Court area to contact them.

Detective Constable Kendra Bamber of Selby CID, said: “This brazen burglary took place in broad daylight and I’m appealing to anyone who can assist our investigation, to get in touch.

“It took place on a residential housing estate and the burglars would probably have made a noise as the broke the lock. If you recall any suspicious activity in the area, which you may not have thought significant at the time, I urge you to please get in touch.

“I also ask that anyone who finds any discarded personal documents including passports or birth certificates contacts us without delay.”  

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for DC Kendra Bamber.

Or you can pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference 12130144040 when passing on information about this incident.

Police in the Selby District are working with the crime prevention charity Community Action and Support Against Crime (CASAC) who will provide residents with a free, no obligation home security assessment and recommend the most up to date and effective security products. We urge householders to take advantage of his extremely useful advice.

The charity has secured around 70,000 homes since it was established 12 years ago and has seen a significant reduction in burglaries in the West Yorkshire area after properties have been secured under the scheme.

To arrange a free security assessment, please call CASAC on 0845 519 2122 or visit their website

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