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£10,000 worth of silver stolen from village church

The oldest piece stolen dates back to 1705. Photo: Gloucestershire Police

Thousands of pounds worth of silverware has been stolen from a village church in Gloucestershire.

It happened sometime during the day on Tuesday 2 August. Entry was gained between 8am and 6.30pm to the church on Blockley High Street and around £10,000 worth of silverware was stolen.

Have you seen any of the items? Credit: Gloucestershire Police

The items include silver chalices, a plaque, communion sets and plates, with the oldest piece dating back to 1705.

Appeal for information

Anyone with information or who has seen these items being sold should call police on 101 quoting incident 392 of 2 August.

You can also contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.