THIEVES stole £3,000 cash and a box containing several items of 22 carat gold jewellery from a top floor flat in The Valley, Stanmore.

Police said the burglars struck between 5.30pm on Tuesday, August 26 and 12.15am on Thursday, August 28.

PC Andrew Ferguson said: “A large quantity of cash and some very unique yellow gold jewellery was stolen. The rope necklace is described as being one foot in length and the two diamond rings are described as single solatair diamonds surrounded by cluster diamonds. One of the rings is missing part of the cluster.

“As always, please take extra care and ensure your home is secure.”

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Ferguson at North Walls police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.