Diamond and ruby rings stolen from flat during daylight robbery

The jewellery was taken from the flat in Linlithgow on Monday morning between 9am and 11am.

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Break-in: Jewellery and wallets worth thousands stolen from flat.

Two diamond rings and a ruby ring have been stolen from a flat in West Lothian.

Police were contacted on Monday around 11am after occupants of a flat in Avonton Park, Linlithgow returned home to discover their property had been broken into. 

It is believed the break-in and theft occurred between 9am and 11am earlier in the day. 

Valuable pieces of jewellery were stolen during the break-in, including two diamond rings and a ruby ring.

Two wallets were also stolen, with the items worth thousands. 

Officers are checking the area for any relevant CCTV images which might assist them in their enquiries into this crime. They are also carrying out door-to-door enquiries.

Detective Constable Lynn Myles said: “Many of the stolen items of jewellery have great sentimental value to the owners and they are devastated at them being taken. 

“I would ask anyone who has any information on this crime to contact us. If anyone has any private CCTV or ring footage, please check it as it could hold vital information and could lead us to identifying the suspects.

“I would also urge people to be aware of anyone selling items of jewellery, it could be stolen. If you have any information, please get in touch with us. Your information could contribute to the items being returned to their rightful owners.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 1017 of January 17.  

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.