Home owners who have valuable antiques are being warned by police to be vigilant after three burglaries in the space of three days in the Brighton and Hove area.
On Friday, July 6, at about 10.30am a
'high-value' Georgian clock along with solid silver items including
rose vases, coasters, bowls, an Edwardian silver sweet dish, and an
original Staffordshire water/gin double figure, were taken when the
householder had popped to the shops. About the same time, an
antique charm bracelet with a little fork and trowel charm was
stolen from a nearby property.
Two days later, an elderly man was asleep in
his home when burglars took a large number of antiques, such as two
2ft brass clocks, a solid silver tea set, solid silver greyhounds,
and brass candlesticks.
Police believe all three burglaries could be linked and the
homes were specifically targeted. If you have information call 101,
quoting serial number 817 of 6/7 or Crimestoppers anonymously on