Thieves steal ‘ornate’ antiques during village break-in

Some of the antiques stolen from a house in Pulborough SUS-161208-161739001

Some of the antiques stolen from a house in Pulborough SUS-161208-161739001

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Detectives are appealing for information after a number of antiques were stolen in Pulborough.

A house in Gay Street Lane was broken into between 2pm on August 1 and 2pm on August 2, say police.

A number of antiques were stolen including a bronze clock depicting an eagle wrestling a serpent, a bronze eagle statue, a cherub clock, a French style clock with a gilded heron on top, a Victoria teapot and a carousel style ornament decorated with four green and yellow fish and two cherubs.

Detective constable Emma Dumbrell said: “These items stolen are very ornate and distinctive and we are urging people to keep an eye out for them being sold in antique shops.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 876 of 02/08.