South East Wales

OBE stolen by burglars in Ystradowen, Vale of Glamorgan

An OBE medal has been stolen in a burglary in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Jewellery was also taken during the break-in at a house in Ystradowen, some time between 08:00 BST on Tuesday and 09:20 BST on Wednesday.

Police said a ground floor window was forced open and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Detectives have also urged people to be on the alert for anyone trying to sell the stolen items, saying the OBE was of "huge sentimental value".

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