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Thief steals over 100 wedding rings from closed jewellery store

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Hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of wedding have been stolen from a Beaverbrooks stores.

More than 100 weddings rings worth about £100,000 in total were taken from the national jeweller’s store in Loanhead on Friday, May 1 at around 11pm.

Police are investigating the high value theft after a man forced open the store’s metal shutters and made off with 101 yellow gold, white gold, platinum and palladium wedding rings.

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Detective Constable Mandy Cummings, of Dalkeith CID, says: “We are appealing to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious at the retail park at the time of this theft, particularly if they may have seen a man matching the suspect’s description.

“We would also ask people to be aware of anyone offering rings like these for sale, including other jewellers, and to get in touch if they have any information that could help with our enquiries.

“Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 4425 of Friday, 1 May, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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The author Stacey Hailes

Editor, Professional Jeweller

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