Antique naval chest stolen from Dalbeattie house

The naval chest that was taken. Credit: Police Scotland

Police are appealing for information after an antique naval chest, described as a family heirloom, was stolen from a house in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Georgian chest, worth around £1,000 was taken between Saturday 3 March and Saturday 10 March, from a large house on Barrhill Road in Dalbeattie.

It was the only item taken, and is described as being in the form of a writing desk with drawers down either side.