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Silverware stolen in East Devon burglary

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Public urged to look out for stolen items

Police are appealing to the public for information after valuable silverware was taken from a rural East Devon property.

Offenders entered the Colyford house around 3am on 4 November and stole a number of silver items, some of which are antique.

Items taken include an antique solid silver napkin ring in a navy blue hinged box, an antique silver mustard pot with a blue glass lining, and a more modern solid silver bonbon dish with a gilt lining.

The offenders also stole a Tiffany ballpoint pen with the initials ‘Y&R’ on the clip and housed in a Tiffany box, plus a silver-coloured wire wine basket.

Police are investigating the burglary and appealing to members of the public to keep an eye out for the stolen items at local car boot sales, second-hand shops or antique fairs.

Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time of the offence is also asked to contact police via or telephone 101, quoting crime reference CR/096421/21.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via 0800 55511 or

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