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Up to £45,000 of jewellery stolen in Co Antrim burglary

Some of the jewellery stolen in a burglary in Carrickfergus over the weekend. Credit: PSNI Carrickfergus Facebook
Some of the jewellery stolen in a burglary in Carrickfergus over the weekend. Credit: PSNI Carrickfergus Facebook
Some of the jewellery stolen in a burglary in Carrickfergus over the weekend. Credit: PSNI Carrickfergus Facebook
Some of the jewellery stolen in a burglary in Carrickfergus over the weekend. Credit: PSNI Carrickfergus Facebook

Police are seeking the public's help in tracking down up to £45,000 worth of jewellery stolen in a burglary in Co Antrim.

The burglary happened at a jewellers in the Scotch Quarter area of Carrickfergus over the weekend and was reported to police on Monday morning.

Gold, silver and antique jewellery estimated to be worth between £25,000 and £45,000 was taken.

On Tuesday, police posted pictures of some of the stolen items on social media in a bid to find them.

I posted yesterday about a burglary in Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus. It is estimated that between £25,000 to £45,000...

Posted by PSNI Carrickfergus on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Police have asked anyone who has been offered any of the items, or any other items of jewellery in suspicious circumstances, to contact them on 101.

"We will be monitoring some potential means of selling stolen property, and we're also looking at the forensic opportunities left behind by the suspect, so will be doing all we can to catch those responsible," a PSNI spokesperson added.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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