Valuable antique box stolen from elderly woman's home

Valuable antique box stolen from elderly woman's home

Justin Burns

Police are trying to locate a valuable box stolen in burglary

Police are appealing for help in locating a valuable antique box which was stolen in a burglary from an elderly woman's home last month.

The Italian box contained nine antique rings in gold, opals, diamond, rubies and sapphires and was stolen from a house in Drift Road, Maidenhead, on November 14 at 12.50am.

Burglars also stole various jewellery items including silver dishes, Indian necklaces and black beads, and earrings.

Also taken was a mother of pearl aide memoires case, ivory aide memoire case and a tortoise shell antique calling card case.

Detective Constable Paul Morath, appealed for anyone who has been offered or jewellery or antiques matching the descriptions to contact police.

He said: "The homeowners were woken by the offenders who then left the property after stealing the above items."

Call DC Morath on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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