For many Asians gold is culturally important and often a form of investment
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Diwali families warned as gold thefts rocket

13 November 2012 Last updated at 10:37 GMT

As Diwali approaches, police are warning Asian families about opportunistic thieves looking for gold.

The number of burglaries involving gold in the UK have increased dramatically in line with the rocketing price of gold.

Dani Sinha reports.