Jewellery worth more than £3000 stolen from houses in break-ins

Police are investigating after two houses in the Perth and Kinross area were broken into in the same week.

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Jewellery worth more than £3000 has been stolen from two homes in the same week in Perth and Kinross.

Police are investigating the robberies that took place between Wednesday and Thursday and have urged for any witnesses to come forward.

The first break-in was at Broom Road in Kinross sometime between 8.45am and 12.45pm on January 12, and jewellery worth more than £3000 was stolen.

Jewellery believed to be worth more than £200 was taken from a second address in Muirs in Kinross, sometime between 11am and 12pm on January 13.

Police are working to trace a man who was seen in the area, and have described him as in his early 50s, white, around 5ft 8in tall and of medium build, with short dark hair.

He was wearing a black hat, white face mask, white hooded top, dark trousers, black shoes and black gloves.

Constable John Scott said: “Our enquiries into both of these incidents are ongoing and I would urge anyone with information to get in touch.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam or private CCTV footage from the area on either day.

“If you can help then please call 101, quoting reference 3028 of January 13, 2022 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”