Gold watch, inscribed 'Ciaran' and which is of great sentimental value stolen

A gold watch, inscribed 'Ciaran,' which is of great sentimental value to the owner has been stolen by burglars in Derry.

Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 10:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 10:25 am
Gold watch stolen.

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of the burglary at a property in the Sandringham Drive area of Prehen on Friday, March 23.

Detective Constable Donnell said: “Police received a report around 4:50pm on Friday that at some point between 8:15am and 4:40pm that day entry had been forced to the property.

"A number of items of jewellery were reported stolen, including a gold Seiko watch with the engraving ‘Ciaran’, which is of sentimental value to the victim.

"I am appealing to anyone who was in the Sandringham Drive area on Friday between 8:15am and 4:40pm and noticed any suspicious activity, or is offered items of jewellery in suspicious circumstances to contact Detectives at Strand Road on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 857 of 23/03/18.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”