Necklaces and rings were stolen from a property in Dorchester while a resident worked away from home. 

The address in South Court Avenue was broken into some time between 12pm on Tuesday, April 13 and 12pm on Sunday, April 18 while the occupant was working away from home.

A quantity of jewellery was stolen including four white gold bands with diamonds and gold necklaces and chains.

Dorset Police has released images of the jewellery in a bid to help find them, which can be viewed in the above gallery. 

Police Constable Simon Rogers, of Dorchester police, said: “We are carrying out an investigation into this burglary and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area during the relevant period to please contact us.

Dorset Echo: A quantity of jewellery was stolen from a home in Dorchester as police officers search for the missing items. Picture: Dorset Police

“I would also like to hear from any residents in the area who may have captured anything that might assist our enquiries on home CCTV systems.

“I am releasing images of the jewellery and would ask anyone who comes across any of these items being offered for sale locally to please get in touch.

“Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to urge anyone who is going away from home for a period of time to please ensure all doors and windows are fully secure and consider asking a neighbour to keep an eye on your property.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, and quote reference number 55210060578.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.