POLICE are appealing for help after an elderly couple’s home in Greasbrough was burgled while they were away on holiday and £20,000 of jewellery was stolen.
The Whitehall Road home is said to have been targeted between October 10 to 11.
A South Yorkshire Police spokswoman said the offenders entered the property by breaking a rear window.
"It’s believed over 300 pieces of jewellery were taken in the incident," added the spokeswoman.
"The pieces are worth around £20,000 in total. There was also extensive damage done to the inside of the property."
Much of the jewellery is very distinctive, featuring magnetic clips as well as the standard clasps.
A stock image of one of the pieces of jewellery that was taken.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who has been offered the items for sale, or anyone who saw something suspicious on Whitehall Road on October 10 or 11.
Information can be reported via 101 quoting investigation 14/154263/19. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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