amount of cash' stolen in Lympsham burglary, say Police
are appealing for witnesses and information after a burglary at
a house in Lympsham in which a substantial amount of cash in US
dollars were stolen.
It happened at about 9.45pm on Friday 14th July. The householders
were at home when they were disturbed by the suspects.
After demanding money and jewellery, the suspects made off on foot
towards the church with the cash and some costume jewellery in an
eighties-style Louis Vuitton duffle bag belonging to the family.
The police helicopter and specialist dog units supported officers
in their initial investigation and Crime Scene Investigators have
examined the property.
DC Richard Grierson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This incident
has understandably left the couple feeling shaken and distressed
and they are being supported by their family."
carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area but Id ask
anyone with any information which could help the investigation to
get in touch with me."
"Im especially keen to hear from anyone who has been
offered US dollars, costume jewellery or the designer bag for sale
in unusual circumstances, or saw any persons or vehicles acting
suspiciously in the East Brent or Lympsham area."
If you can help, please get in touch through the police website,
www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or call 101, quoting reference
Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111. They
never ask your name or trace your call. You could even qualify for
a reward and still remain anonymous.