Colchester: Medals stolen in burglary

Intruder takes medals

Intruder takes medals - Credit: Shout / Rex Features

First and Second World War medals were stolen after burglars broke into a house in Colchester.

Thieves forced the window of a property in Swan Close between 6.30pm on Saturday May 25 and 8am on Sunday May 26.

They also stole a 32ins Hitachi LCD television, some gold sovereign coins, and a men’s gold pocket watch inscribed with the name “Rachel.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Dc Mark Peacock, or his colleagues at Colchester CID, on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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