Medals stolen in Masham burglary

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Three gentlemen’s watches and two medals have been stolen in a burglary at a home in Masham.

The break-in at the property on Westholme Road took place on Friday, November 7.

Investigating police officers are keen to trace two men wearing dark clothing and hoods who were seen acting suspiciously in the area at around 6pm that evening.

The stolen items include a silver Armani watch with a black face and Roman numerals, a police watch with a silver strap and a white face and a Diesel watch.

Also taken were a Queen’s Jubilee medal and a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal.

Officers are appealing to anyone who saw the men or who has any other information about the incident to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police force control roomon 101, select option 2, and ask for DC Fiona Ayre or Harrogate CID.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.