Investigation closed after war medals stolen from Norfolk home

PUBLISHED: 11:09 14 March 2020 | UPDATED: 11:09 14 March 2020

War medals were stolen from a home on Vimy Ridge, Wymondham. Photo: Google

War medals were stolen from a home on Vimy Ridge, Wymondham. Photo: Google


An investigation launched after a collection of war medals was stolen from a home in Wymondham has been closed.

Three war medals, two of which were the WW2 Burma Star, were stolen from a home in the Vimy Ridge area of Wymondham, at around 2.30am on Saturday, January 11.

It is believed the thieves fled the scene after being disturbed by the occupants.

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Police launched an appeal following the raid but a spokesman for the Norfolk force said 'all lines of enquiry have been exhausted and the investigation has now been closed'.

The spokesman added: 'However, should any more information come to light the investigation would be reopened'.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 36/2558/20.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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