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Appeal after antique coins worth hundreds of pounds are stolen during break-in at Cromer

PUBLISHED: 14:36 09 January 2017 | UPDATED: 14:37 09 January 2017

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Thieves targeted a property in the town’s Jubilee Lane - on the White House Estate - on Saturday, January 7, between 6.45am and 5.20pm.

Antique coins worth hundreds of pounds were stolen during a break-in at a property in Cromer over the weekend.

Thieves targeted a property in the town’s Jubilee Lane - on the White House Estate - on Saturday, January 7, between 6.45am and 5.20pm.

Among the items taken were eight Sovereign gold coins in a leather holder and silver spoons, as well as an antique silver pin cushion in the shape of a boot with a blue covered cushion.

Detectives have this week issued an appeal for information on the the culprits, who broke in through a kitchen window.

The gold and silver collectible coins are believed to be worth around £300.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Constabulary said: “Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have information concerning the incident or has been offered antique items for sale.”

Anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Kevin Maskell at Yarmouth CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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