Rings stolen from elderly Hurstpierpoint woman

One of the stolen rings.

One of the stolen rings.

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AN ELDERLY woman is very upset after three rings of sentimental value, were stolen from her home in Wickham Drive, Hurstpierpoint.

The woman, in her 70s, had returned from a stay in hospital when she found the rings missing from her jewellery box.

They had been placed there on 21 February and were found missing on March 25.

They include: A diamond solitaire ring with baguette diamond shoulders on a platinum and gold band, worth more than £4,000.

A Victorian single stone ring, wide band scallop bezel and pierced shoulders in 18ct yellow gold hallmark Birmingham 1910, worth £525.

A half hoop gold banded ring alternate ruby and crystal stones, worth £500.

PC Samuel Wiltshire said: “The victim is an elderly woman who is obviously very upset over the loss of her rings. Anyone who recognises the rings or has any information is urged to contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”