Hoard of stolen jewellery discovered in pillow case near Knaresborough

Jewellery found in pillow case (s)
Jewellery found in pillow case (s)

A hoard of suspected stolen jewellery has been discovered in a pillow case at the side of the A59 by police in Knaresborough.

The jewellery, which includes cufflinks and beads, was found in the case at the side of the A59 near Whixley between York and Harrogate in May 2015.

Jewellery found in pillow case (s)

Jewellery found in pillow case (s)

A money tin, old coins, a jewellery box and foreign currency were also discovered in the pillow case which officers believe was dumped by thieves as they were not of significant value.

Police in Knaresborough are now appealing for the rightful owners to come forward and anyone who believes the items are theirs should ring 101 and ask for PC Robert Howe.