A THIEF stole military medals belonging to the father of a man from Hartley Wintney.

The burglary took place between 9am and 5.30pm on Monday, June 9 at a house in West Green Road.

The thief took jewellery from the house as well as the military medals that belonged to the deceased father of the 65-year-old victim.

The medals, a CBE, OBE and CB, were all engraved with Rear Admiral CWH Shepherd.

PC Vicky Brackstone, from Aldershot police station, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time of this incident.

“These prestigious medals are absolutely priceless to the victim and I would urge anyone with information about their whereabouts to contact the police.”

Anyone with information can contact PC Brackstone at Aldershot police station on 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.