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Police investigate high-value burglary in Uplyme


Considerable amount of jewellery and silverware stolen

Police are appealing for information after a large amount of jewellery was stolen in the high-value burglary of a home in Uplyme.

A property in Rhode Lane was targeted between Wednesday 20 March and Monday 25 March.  

Thousands of pounds-worth of jewellery and silverware was taken after a bedroom window was forced open. 

Numerous gold and silver rings, brooches, chains, bracelets, necklaces and other items were stolen, along with a considerable amount of silver cutlery. 

An Omega moonwatch, Montblanc fountain pen, a set of solid silver monogrammed with the letter T, a crystal glass silver-topped inkwell and cash were also among the haul.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity, or has information on the stolen items, is urged to contact police via email at or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/026686/19.

Officers would also like to hear from any second-hand dealers and antique or auction houses which have been offered any items for sale.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or at 

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