Tyne & Wear

Jewellery 'worth £40,000' is stolen from Gosforth home

Jewellery worth an estimated £40,000 was stolen from a Tyneside home, Northumbria Police said.

Rings, earrings and pearls were among the items taken from a house in Gosforth, Newcastle, on Friday.

Police said the burglary happened between 21:00 BST and 22:30 on Moor Crescent.

The highest value item taken was a £5,400 gold ring. Ch Insp Sarah Pitt urged second-hand dealers to be "on their guard".

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