Antique jewellery worth around £40,000 has been taken after a break-in at Shapes auctioneers in Edinburgh.
The thieves struck at the saleroom's
premises in Bankhead Medway, in the west of the city, in the early
hours of Saturday, December 7.
The jewellery taken was in a cabinet in the
retail department, so Shapes' art and antiques sale including
silver and jewellery went ahead as normal that day.
Det Con Joyce Gunderson from Police Scotland
said: "Anyone who believes they have been offered the stolen items
for sale, or has any other information that can assist our
inquiries, should get in touch."
Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101,
or call Crimestoppers anonymously on