Appeal following burglary in Hornsea

STOLEN: Two chains and two rings were stolen in a burglary between Wednesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 29. Photo courtesy of Humberside Police


HUMBERSIDE Police are appealing for information after jewellery was stolen in a burglary in Hornsea. 

The sentimental jewellery, in the form of two rings and two chains, are believed to have been stolen following a reported burglary which is said to have occurred between Wednesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 29 on Southgate in Hornsea. 

A post on the Hornsea Town Council Facebook page yesterday (Wednesday) confirmed the theft of the council’s Mayor and Mayoress civic regalia and appealed for anyone with information to contact Humberside Police. 

The post said: “It is with huge concern and great sadness that Hornsea Town Council can confirm the recent theft of its Mayor and Mayoress civic regalia. The circumstances surrounding the disappearance of these treasured historical pieces is being investigated by the Police and it is hoped that the “chains” can be recovered and returned as soon as possible. The Town Council asks anyone who may have any information to contact the Police using the nonemergency 101 service quoting 16/45376/21 - thank you.” 

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “We are currently carrying out extensive enquiries into the incident and to locate the distinctive jewellery. “Officers are asking for anyone who knows more information about the whereabouts of the jewellery, or about the reported burglary, to contact us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting 16/45376/21.”