Man charged after jewellery and commemorative coins stolen

Police said four houses were broken into in St Andrews on a single day in March.

A man has been charged after a “substantial” amount of jewellery was stolen during a series housebreakings in St Andrews.

Four houses where broken into in the Fife town on March 3, police said.

Jewellery and other valuables, including commemorative coins, were stolen from the properties on Berry Place, Learmouth Place, Crawford Gardens and Priory Gardens.

A 35-year-old man has been charged and will appear at Dundee Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

However, police said some of the stolen items had not yet been recovered.

Detective constable Alan Shovlin, from Levenmouth CID, said: “We are delighted that our inquiry has led to an arrest however there is still a considerable amount of valuables, including jewellery and commemorative coins outstanding.

“I would urge anyone who may have information about the location of the outstanding property or who has been offered commemorative coins/ unique jewellery for sale to contact police on 101.”

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