Mum's appeal over chain theft

A bereaved mother has said she is "filled with such sadness" at the theft of a necklace that belonged to her 11-year-old son who was killed in a car accident.

Police reveal items after dead son's necklace stolen

Police have released a list of items stolen during a cash-in-transit robbery, after a mother appealed for a necklace belonging to her son, killed in an accident in 2008, to be returned to her.

  • One long gold chain with large pendant attached
  • One long chain with a large pendant in the middle
  • One gold necklace
  • One pair of gold earrings
  • Six gold bangles
  • One gold necklace
  • One gold chain
  • One gold chain
  • One gold necklace
  • One gold necklace
  • One pair of gold earrings
  • One small pendant with a letter "P"
  • One small pendant with the shape of angular motif in white
  • One gold bracelet
  • One sympathy card (in relation to the death of Nivakar Arunthavalingam in 2008) which included £40 in cash

Suspect 'unaware' of mother's jewellery memento

A man suspected of stealing jewellery during a cash-in-transit robbery in Hillingdon was "unaware" that he had stolen a necklace belonging to a 11-year-old boy, tragically killed in March 2008, said Detective Sergeant Hywel Davies from the Flying Squad.

The Arunthavalingam family are clearly very upset over the loss of the items which have a significant sentimental value to them. Mrs. Arunthavalingam has not only loss her son but she has now loss the few remaining items she dearly treasured which belonged to Nivakar.

This robbery has left the family completely devastated and I would urge the person who stole the items to hand themselves in now before we find them.

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Car recovered after jewellery stolen from bank transit

A heartbroken mother has made an emotional appeal for the return of sentimental jewellery stolen during a cash in transit robbery in Hillingdon on November 8.

Nivakar died in 2008 when he was hit by a car Credit: Metropolitan Police

Nivakar died following a road traffic accident as he and his older brother were walking to school. Nivakar was hit by car as he crossed the road and died instantly due to a head injury.

A security custodian who had already made a number of deliveries into the bank was attacked by a male at the rear of the vehicle believing that the box contained cash.

The man is described as a black male, approximately 5 ft 8 in tall, in his mid 20s and wearing a black woollen hat, He fled the scene in a silver coloured Alfa Romeo hatchback which has since been recovered. The custodian was not injured and weapon was not seen.

Mother's appeal after theft of dead son's jewellery

A bereaved mother has issued a heartfelt appeal and said she is "filled with such sadness" at the theft of a necklace that belonged to her 11-year-old son who was killed in a car accident.

Amirthaluxmy Arunthavalingam has appealed for the return of the jewellery.
Amirthaluxmy Arunthavalingam has appealed for the return of the jewellery. Credit: Met Police

Amirthaluxmy Arunthavalingam spoke out after the sovereign necklace and a sympathy card were stolen outside a bank in East Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex on 8th November.

She said: "I gave the chain and pendant to my son when he was eight years old. When he tragically died in the accident I wanted to make sure that I kept these forever to remember him by. This incident has filled us with such sadness and we would ask people to help us and get these back to us."