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Rare memorabilia, including signed pictures of Marilyn Monroe, stolen from Coalpit Heath garage

A vintage guitar and Marilyn Monroe memorabilia were among the stolen items. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

A collection of rare memorabilia and signed photos, including one of Marilyn Monroe, has been stolen from a garage in the South Gloucestershire village of Coalpit Heath.

Avon and Somerset Police are investigating after thieves broke into a garage on Rose Oak Lane between 11pm on Tuesday 18th and 6am on Wednesday 19th February.

A Patsy Cline photo montage was also stolen Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Among the items stolen were signed photographic montages of Marilyn Monroe, Patsy Cline and Buddy Holly.

A Second World War tapestry, featuring a Hurricane fighter of the type flown in the Battle of Britain in 1940, was also stolen, along with a rare Gretsch G3100 Hawaiian guitar.

A Second World War tapestry was among other stolen items. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police