Camlough family upset after burglars take antique family jewellery

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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Police have issued an appeal for information following a burglary in the Tullywinney Road area of Camlough last night (Tuesday, September 27th). burglarySgt. Tommy Shields said, “Sometime between 1.30pm and 10pm, a house was entered while the homeowners were out visiting a relative in hospital. A quantity of antique family jewellery was taken. The pieces included a gold wedding ring which is 50 years old, a rose gold wedding ring dated from the 1940s, an gold antique engagement ring, which is a family heirloom dating back to the late 1800’s and a gold 3 gate bracelet with gold heart shaped padlock. It also included a gold brooch – bar style with an inset gold nugget, a gold brooch – bar style with hald sovereign, a gold Cameo Brooch – white silhouette on tan background, a silver thick chain necklace – attached by a special clasp in a locket containing a rose gold coin and a Waterford Crystal decanter. Two Ipads were also stolen in the burglary.
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September 2016“This family are understandably very upset given the sentimental value of the pieces of jewellery,” Sgt. Tommy Shield said. “If you can help Police with their enquiries please call the 101 number quoting reference number 1375 of 27.9.16. Alternatively information about crime can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111,” he added.
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