Elderly Scunthorpe woman's very distinctive jewellery stolen
Very distinctive jewellery was stolen from an elderly woman's home in Scunthorpe - items police are keen to locate.
They are asking for help from the public, and local businesses, in finding the property stolen from an address in Bushfield Road.
The incident happened between 4.30pm and 5pm last Thursday (Sept 20).
A boy, thought to have been about 14, called and asked if he could retrieve his ball from the garden.
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The elderly woman took him through to the back garden to help him look for his ball, but didn’t find anything.
Later that night, she went to her bedroom and found her jewellery boxes open with a number of items missing.
Police say it is possible a second person entered the property while she was distracted and helping to look for the football.
Detectives investigating this theft are asking members of publicand any businesses that may handle second-hand jewellery to look at the images released and contact police right away if approached to buy anything similar.
Anyone with information relating to the stolen items should call 101, quoting log number 770 of 20/09/12.