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South African Kruger coin stolen during a burglary in Thorpe Astley

police carOfficers from Blaby local policing unit are appealing for information after a number of items were stolen during a burglary in Thorpe Astley.

The incident took place sometime between 10.30am and 6.30pm on Monday October 28 in the Murby Way area of Thorpe Astley, a house was broken into and a number of distinctive items were stolen including a South African Kruger coin in a gold chain which looks like a medallion.

Other items included a Seiko diving watch which has a round black face, roman numerals, and a black strap, a Guillaume Swiss Titanium brushed silver watch, a white Apple Classic iPod, Euros and various European currency notes including Bulgarian, Russian, American and Hungarian coins, a silver Nikon camera DS100 DSLR with lenses and a gold charm bracelet with various charms on it.

PC Hardip Kaur is investigating the incident, she said:

“There were a number of items stolen during the incident and some of them are quite distinctive, if you have come across anyone selling the items or you know someone who has recently acquired similar items please contact us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 4009 Hardip Kaur on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 4009.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

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Police charge two following local burglaries

police carTwo men have each been charged with burgling or attempting to burgle nine homes, following an investigation by Leicestershire Police.

The men, aged 26 and 31, were accused of burglary in Mores Lane, Enderby on May 20th and also at homes in
Milton Street, Narborough and Station Road, Desford.

They are also accused of burglary at Ratby Road, Groby, on May 20 as well as various addresses in Nottinghamshire on May 23;

They were each also charged with attempted burglary at John Street, Nuneaton, on May 23.

They were each charged with conspiring with each other to commit burglary between March 12 and May 23.

Both were also charged with aggravated vehicle taking and the 31-year-old also was charged with disqualified driving, dangerous driving and other document offences.

They appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, and are due to make a further appearance on June 11.

Burglaries in Huncote, Narborough and Glenfield being investigated

Police from Blaby Local Policing Unit are appealing for information for three burglaries they are investigating.

The first burglary happened between 8am and 8.30pm on Friday January 11, 2013 at a property on Denman Lane in Huncote. Stolen were cash, gift vouchers, a gents Armani watch and a black Acer Laptop computer.

A green Nissan Micra was seen speeding off from the area at around 8pm the same evening.

The second burglary happened between 12pm and 10.35pm on Friday January 11 at a property on Primrose Close in Narborough. Stolen was a quantity of gold and silver jewellery including wedding rings and an engagement ring, an emerald eternity ring, a gold sapphire ring and an ivory jewellery box.

The third burglary happened between 6pm and 6.30pm on Friday January 11 at a property on Whitesand Close in Glenfield. Stolen was cash and two gold rings, one which was a gold signet ring which has the initials PD on the outside.

The investigating officer, PC Stewart Cross, said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in these areas at these times to contact police.

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“Perhaps you saw someone hanging around acting suspiciously or maybe a vehicle parked up you don’t recognise? Have you been approached by someone selling items matching those stolen? Please contact us if you think you can help.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 2247 Stewart Cross on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 2247. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

Police appeal for witnesses to burglary in Narborough.

The incident happened between 10.45am and 3.30pm on Wednesday, April 18. Access was gained to the property in Burrows Close via a rear patio door and two guns, which were secured in a gun safe, were taken.

The first gun is a Krieghoff K-80 12 Gauge with the serial number 102803 and has a Jamaican flag sticker and a Euro coin embedded in the butt of the gun.

The second is a Beretta 12 bore self loading shot gun custom built for the victim with the serial number AA211811. It has a Jamaican Flag on the butt of the gun along the stock, with the victim’s name Benjamin Husthwaite, and the colours yellow and green.

Also taken from the safe was an original Patek Phillipe 1970s solid woven white gold bracelet watch which has 30 diamonds surrounding the face and a Rolex Daytona 216 mens wristwatch with serial number D361600, a pair of Pilla shooting glasses, a Briley black canvass shooting bag and Briley shell cases with the words Pain Train stamped onto them.

Mr Husthwaite who has won the World Championships for shooting 13 times, said that the theft of the guns is a blow to his career.

DC Tracey Horne, the investigating officer, said:

“Did you see anything suspicious in the area between these times or do you think you know who may be responsible for this incident.

“If you have been offered similar weapons for sale or have any information regarding the whereabouts of any of these items we would like to hear from you.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 4039 Tracey Horne on 101*, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 4039. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free** and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

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** Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for this call.