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Police appeal after jewellery stolen from pensioner's home in Inverness


By Andrew Dixon


A pensioner has been left shaken and upset after a quantity of jewellery was stolen from their Inverness home.

Police in Inverness are appealing for information after the items – including an emerald ring, a Topaz ring and a brown pearl necklace – were taken from a house in Annfield Road some time between 9.30am and 12.30pm last Friday.

Detective Constable Joanna MacLeod, of Inverness CID, said: "The 83-year-old victim is understandably shaken and upset and we're appealing to the public for any information they might have about this incident.

"A lot of the items were still in their original box so if anyone has any information about jewellery matching this description being sold, or if anyone noticed anything suspicious around the time of the break-in, please contact us."

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 1988 of 3 January 2020.

A list of items taken, according to police are:

1. A brown pearl necklace and matching earring.

2. A 9ct Topaz ring which had quite a thick/flat face.

3. An 18ct emerald ring.

4. Sapphire and gold earrings.

5. Cuped Topaz and gold bracelet which has Topaz squares linked together with gold in a long box.

6. An Egyptian cartouche on a chain with Catherine name upon.

7. 14ct gold cufflinks.



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