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Watches worth in excess of £10,000 stolen

POLICE are appealing for information on a burglary in Penylan, Cardiff, where watches worth more than £10,000 were stolen.

The valuable and distinctive watches were stolen from the house while the occupants were away on holiday.

The break-in at Hampton Court Road was discovered on Sunday, December 29.

Among the items stolen were a Rolex Datejust watch, with roman numerals and a president bracelet, worth around £7,000 and a platinum and gold Omega watch with diamond bezel worth £3,500.

Other items include a Dell black laptop, a white Apple iPod Nano, a man’s Longines watch, and a Dolce and Gabbana watch with a brown strap and silver face.

Detective Constable Richie Fenton said: “Being a victim of a burglary is a traumatic experience and therefore reducing and detecting these offences is a priority for South Wales Police.

“We are making a number of enquiries to identify those responsible for this burglary and would appeal for anyone with information to contact us.

“These valuable watches are distinctive and would ask anyone who is offered one for sale or given one as a gift to contact us immediately.”

Anyone with information about this burglary or the whereabouts of the stolen property is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number *406976.

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