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Colchester: Detectives' plea to gold buyers after house burglary
DETECTIVES want to speak to gold buyers who may have been offered for sale large amounts of gold jewellery over a short period of time.
Their plea comes after a burglary at a house in Churnwood Road, Colchester, where a large amount of jewellery, electrical items and make up were taken.
Officers are also appealing for help to find a pillowcase which may have been discarded after being used to remove the jewellery.
It is decorated in a pink and green floral pattern with stripes running down one end.
The burglarly happened on Thursday September 5 between 9.40am and 1.10pm.
Dc Hannah Richardson, of Colchester CID, said: "It is sometime on from the burglary but I want to appeal to members of the public who may have found or seen the pillowcase.
"It may have been discarded in a public place. I would also like to speak to gold buyers who may have had large amounts of gold sold to them by any one particular customer over a short period of time.”
Anyone who can help is asked to call Dc Richardson on Essex Police 101.
People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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