Burglars steal jewellery and sentimental wedding day note from woman's home in Harrogate

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A wedding day letter and sentimental jewellery were stolen from a home during a burglary in Harrogate.

The thieves targeted the house, in St George's Road, during the daytime - at 1pm on Wednesday while the owners were out.

They gained entry through a second storey window before stealing various valuable items and a black Ford Fiesta car.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"In particular, we are appealing for information which could help us to identify who carried out the burglary or help locate the stolen items. We would also like to speak to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area at this time."

The stolen items included all of the victim's wedding day jewellery, a blue velvet box containing a fine white gold necklace with diamonds and a letter from the victim’s husband on her wedding day.

A silver Armani watch, thin gold bangle with three diamonds, locket, a ring, a crystal jewellery box, diamond necklace and Prada were also taken.

And the thieves also stole electronics including an iPad, two Samsung tablets, a 40“ Panasonic TV and an X Box console and its games

The Ford Fiesta's registration number is YK57 NAK.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number 12170094215 .