POLICE are asking people if they have seen or been offered jewellery stolen in a burglary in Cheltenham in November.

The items taken from a flat in Pittville Crescent between 1.20pm and 7pm on Saturday, November 30 were:

  • Pink pearl earrings
  • A heavy amethyst ring
  • A heavy square silver and opal ring
  • A white gold ring encrusted with small clear diamonds and rubies
  • A silver ring with a pearl
  • A pearl bracelet
  • 15 pairs of silver and white gold earrings.

Anyone who recognises the descriptions is urged to come forward.

The burglary is possibly linked to another break-in involving an elderly victim at a house in Selkirk Street at 6pm on the same day.

A purple tin full of coins was taken in that incident and officers want to hear from anyone who may have found it.

Anyone who can help or who witnessed suspicious activity in the area on the day of the burglaries should call 101, quoting incident 386 of November 30, and ask for PC Annabel Brittain.

A 48-year-old man from Cheltenham has been arrested on suspicion of burglary in connection with the Pittville Crescent incident. He will attend Cheltenham police station on February 19.