Thieves steal £7,000 of jewellery from York antiques shop

York Minster Antiques. Photograph: Richard McDougall
3 Sep 2015 @ 10.26 am
| Crime

York Minster Antiques, with the black window frames, on College Street, York. Photograph © Google Street View
York Minster Antiques, with the black window frames, on College Street, York. Photograph © Google Street View
Thieves stole rings worth £7,000 from an antiques shop in the shadow of York Minster.

The theft took place on Tuesday, August 29 between 12.30pm and 1.10pm at York Minster Antiques on College Street.

A dark brown velvet display tray holding 27 rings was taken.

The rings have a total value of around £7,000 and are quite distinctive, particularly a diamond ring with an especially high setting.

Police are appealing for information on the theft – if you can help contact them on the numbers below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to PC 1843 Hughes of Fulford Road police station, York
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12150152511