POLICE in Barnstaple are seeking help from the public following a house burglary in the town in which Military Service medals of great sentimental value were among the items stolen They are appealing to the community to try and locate a silver coloured Ge

POLICE in Barnstaple are seeking help from the public following a house burglary in the town in which Military Service medals of great sentimental value were among the items stolen

They are appealing to the community to try and locate a silver coloured General Service Medal - Northern Ireland and a bronze Bosnia Campaign medal.

Also stolen was a gold 'bolovo' wrist watch with a green and brown face and a gold and platinum finger ring.

The burglary took place between 12.45pm and 1.00pm on Wednesday (June 9) at a property in the Gorwell area, when entry was gained via an insecure first floor window.

Anyone with any information, in particular anyone who may have been offered these items for sale, are urged to contact the police on 08452 777444 quoting reference number CB/10/2113.