Thieves steal '˜ornate' antiques during village break-in

Detectives are appealing for information after a number of antiques were stolen in Pulborough.

Friday, 12th August 2016, 5:20 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:20 am
Some of the antiques stolen from a house in Pulborough SUS-161208-161739001

A house in Gay Street Lane was broken into between 2pm on August 1 and 2pm on August 2, say police.

A number of antiques were stolen including a bronze clock depicting an eagle wrestling a serpent, a bronze eagle statue, a cherub clock, a French style clock with a gilded heron on top, a Victoria teapot and a carousel style ornament decorated with four green and yellow fish and two cherubs.

Detective constable Emma Dumbrell said: “These items stolen are very ornate and distinctive and we are urging people to keep an eye out for them being sold in antique shops.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on [email protected] quoting serial 876 of 02/08.