Jewellery found abandoned in village

JEWELLERY thought to be of sentimental value to its owner has been found ditched in a field.

The items, which include a gold medal, chain and brooch, turned up in Wych Elm Lane, Woolmer Green.

A double pearl necklace was also discovered amongst the gold.

They were found by a member of the public, inside a brown leather jewellery case.

The find was made on Monday, November 2, although police have only just released the details.

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PC Kevin Ford said: “As well as holding monetary value, we are sure that the recovered items have sentimental value and we are keen to reunite the items with their rightful owners.

“In particular there is a distinctive gold brooch with a glass centre containing a small amount of hair.

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“On the back there is a date of Jan 1866 and two letters that look like ‘EF’.

“If you have lost jewellery, please make contact with us to arrange a viewing.”

Call police on 0845 33 00 222 if you think it may belong to you.

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