Gold jewellery stolen in raid on Leicester house
Police are investigating a burglary in which a large amount of Asian gold was stolen.
The burglary happened in Westmeath Avenue, off Goodwood Road, in Leicester some time between 11.30pm on Saturday, October 20, and 2am the following day.
The burglars forced open the front door and ransacked the house, taking a large amount of Asian designer clothing, cash and gold jewellery.
Detective Constable Louise Osborne said: "This is a particularly upsetting crime which has left the family traumatised.
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"Asian gold jewellery from several generations has been stolen and is irreplaceable.
"I want to hear from anyone who was in Westmeath Avenue at the time the crime was committed or anyone who has information relating to this burglary."
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police on 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.