Letter sent by war hero Lord Montgomery stolen from Scratby home

PUBLISHED: 10:44 24 May 2014 | UPDATED: 10:44 24 May 2014

Picture: Ian Burt

Picture: Ian Burt

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A historic letter sent by famed army commander Lord Montgomery and worth about £2,000 has been stolen from a home in Scratby, near Great Yarmouth.

Police are appealing for help in tracing the which went missing between 10.30am and 7pm on Wednesday from a property in Beach Road. Officers said the elderly occupant noticed the framed letter she was sent by Montgomery more than 70 years ago was missing from a sideboard. The letter is a A4 typed and in a dark frame.

Police are appealing to anyone with information – or anyone who may have been offered the letter for sale or to be valued – to contact DC Kirk Wilson on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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