Police release CCTV appeal following estimated £16,000 jewellery theft in Southwold

Southwold Jewellers Theft September 2016

Southwold Jewellers Theft September 2016 - Credit: Archant

Police have released CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to following a theft at a jewellers in Southwold.

Southwold Jewellers Theft September 2016

Southwold Jewellers Theft September 2016 - Credit: Archant

Officers were called at 2:20pm on Friday September 30 to reports of a theft at the Amber Shop, in Southwold's Market Place.

A man and a woman are reported to have entered the premises, accessed a cabinet in the back room and stolen a quantity of jewellery. It is thought they may have made off in a small black car heading away from the High Street.

The woman is described as white, around 30 years old, approximately 5ft 6in tall and of slim build, with blonde hair tied in a ponytail. She was wearing black and white loose fitting patterned trousers and a tracksuit top.

The man is described as white, aged between his 30s and 40s and approximately 5ft 7in tall. He is of slim build, with short brown hair and was wearing a brown tweed flat cap, black jacket, possibly leather, and blue jeans.

Southwold Jewellers Theft September 2016

Southwold Jewellers Theft September 2016 - Credit: Archant


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Among the items stolen were a large yellow gold bangle, opal rings, an amethyst and diamond ring, and a topaz and diamond ring with a total estimated value of £16,000.

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for help to trace the man and woman seen in the CCTV images – do you recognise them?

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Halesworth Neighbourhood Response Team on 101 quoting reference 58399/16.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or anonymous online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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