Jewellery taken in raid on Kirk Deighton home

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Detectives investigating a burglary in Kirk Deighton in which two cars were stolen, have issued images of some property that was also taken at the time, including a jewellery box and a distinctive, Swedish family crest which is engraved onto some rings that were also stolen.

The house was broken into overnight on December 11 and 12 when burglars stole a blue Volvo XC90, registration number MF53 HBO, and a red Seat Leon, registration number VF11JDJ, after taking the keys to the vehicles from the house.

A small gold jewellery box was also taken and officers have issued a photo of the box and are asking anyone who is offered it for sale to contact them.

Also stolen in the burglary were: a single solitaire diamond ring in a blue hinged box which is around 60 years old; a man’s yellow gold ring with black stone inset and a Swedish family crest engraved on the stone; a small ladies gold 3mm band with Swedish family crest engraved on the ring in a cream box. The ring was made in 1945 with an pre-existing and older hallmark. A 16th century, Swedish gold ring which comprises of a gold band with a black stone inset and ancient family crest engraved on the stone.

Officers are appealing to anyone who is offered the box or the rings for sale and to anyone who knows the whereabouts of the two stolen vehicles to contact them.

They are also appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious activity or people in the area of Kirk Deighton Hall and Mark Lane overnight December 11 and 12, to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Harrogate CID, or email Richard.jones@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or annonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference 12140214206 when passing on information.