Jewellery and running medals stolen in raids in Rotherham

Police have arrested 55 people over burglaries in Sunderland
Police have arrested 55 people over burglaries in Sunderland

Burglars are being hunted after jewellery and medals for charity runs were stolen in two raids in Whiston.

Jewellery was taken from a house in Saville Road between 4pm on Friday, April 22 and 9.30am on Saturday, April 23 and running medals were taken from a house in Whiston Vale on Monday, April 25.

PC Garry Pratt said: “Burglary is an intrusive crime that can cause considerable distress for victims.

“The items taken hold sentimental value.”

Police believe the crimes may be linked.