Officers are appealing for information after thousands of pounds worth of unusual Egyptian gold was stolen during a burglary in Solihull.

The suspects forced open the front door of the property on Nichols Close to gain access to the house sometime between 1.30pm and 3.30pm on Sunday (9 October).

A large amount of jewellery including rings, bangles, chains and a set of gold coins were stolen during the raid as well as children’s gold jewellery and cash in various currencies.

All of the stolen jewellery is hallmarked 18-Carat Egyptian gold. Police say the items are unusual and are urging people to keep an eye out for the distinctive items.

Appeal after Egyptian gold stolen in Solihull burglary Credit: West Midlands Police

Investigating Officer PC Lisa Bird said:

The stolen jewellery amounts to thousands of pounds and we are determined to do all we can to get it back and arrest those responsible.

Lisa Bird