Police on the Isle of Wight have launched an investigation following a burglary during which thousands of pounds worth of jewellery was stolen from a house in Fishbourne.

Officers were called to the address on Fishbourne Lane to reports of a burglary which happened some time between 09:30 and 18:00 last Thursday (15th September). During the burglary 2 jewellery boxes containing earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces were stolen, worth an estimated total of £10,000.

According to Police, 1 of the boxes is described as being a small chest-type design, of a dark metal colour and with an ornate pattern. The other is a cream travel jewellery box with a leather-look finish and a press stud fastener. 1 of the yellow metal rings has the Maltese cross design all around the band in a repeat pattern and another has a Greek design cut to the band.

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DC Lee Parker from Newport CID said:

“This property is along a busy road so we are keen to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in that area during the day.

“What you think is a trivial piece of information could be significant in our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Parker on 101, quoting 44160349262. Information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.