Police seek to identify jewellery seized from Chichester shop
17 April 2013
Police are seeking to identify a large quantity of jewellery,
clocks, silverware and similar items, seized from a shop in
On Saturday morning, 6 April, officers from the Chichester
Neigbourhood Policing Team executed a search warrant at Ebonys
Jewellers in South Street, Chichester, looking for suspected stolen
property. Most of the stock of the shop was seized during Saturday
and Sunday, and is being examined in order to establish where it
has come from. No arrests have been made at this stage.
As part of the investigation police have now set up a special
website with photos of all the items on display.
Click on - http://property.sussex-police.co.uk/recovered-items/emerald
There are more than 1000 items, with an estimated potential total
value of between a quarter of a million and half a million
Sergeant Jason Vickers said; "We like to re-unite owners with their
property wherever possible and are inviting anyone who has been
burgled in Central and West Sussex, East Hampshire or South West
Surrey in the past 12 months to log on and have a look. If you
think some of it may belong to you, please call us at Sussex Police
via 101 quoting Operation Emerald or Serial 0439 of 8/4."
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