Jewellery worth £12,000 stolen from house amid spate of thefts

Police have not ruled out that the theft from a house in Doonfoot is linked to other incidents in Ayrshire.

Appeal launched after thousands of pounds worth of jewellery stolen from house in Doonfoot, Ayrshire iStock

Jewellery estimated to be worth £12,000 has been stolen from a house in Ayr over the weekend, police have said.

Officers were called to reports of a theft at a property on Northdoon Place, Doonfoot at around 10am on August 6.

It is believed that the theft occurred sometime between 10.30am on Friday and 9am on Saturday.

The latest in a string of thefts in Ayrshire, STV News understands that while this is being treated as an isolated incident, police have not yet ruled out possible connections.

Detectives are now looking to speak with a man seen in the property’s common close on Friday morning.

He is described as being around 40 years old, approximately 5ft 8in tall and of stocky build. He was wearing a grey top, possibly a T-shirt, and jeans.

Detective constable Rachel Wright-Turner said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or observed a man matching the description to get in touch.

“I would also ask anyone in the area to check any dashcam footage or private CCTV and contact us if they believe they can assist.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 1076 of August 6. Alternatively, a call can be made anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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