Thieves steal possessions of people who have died from York funeral home

Rowley and Sons family funeral services on Lawrence Street, York. Photograph © Google Street View
1 Jun 2016 @ 8.54 am
| Crime

Thieves have targeted a York funeral directors and stolen the personal possessions of people who have died.

The burglary happened at Rowley & Sons on Lawrence Street between 8.30pm on Wednesday, May 18 and 9.45am on Thursday, May 20.

Thieves sneaked into the building and stole a projector and a safe.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said:

Sadly, the safe contained personal possessions, such as jewellery, of people who have died.

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

Officers are asking for witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch with them.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Jon Bostwick
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Jon Bostwick here
Quote reference number 12160087874