Thieves steal Second World War medals after Northampton burglary

Generic images from Sussex Police
Generic images from Sussex Police

Thieves have stolen five medals belonging to the daughter of a Second World War veteran after a burglary of a property in Northampton.

The burglary took place at a property in Harefield Road, Blackthorn, on Sunday between 2.10pm and 11.30pm.

Thieves broke into the house through a ground floor window and stole a laptop, mobile phone, gold Rolex watch and five World War Two medals that were in a polished wooden box. The medals belonged to the victim’s father and were of great sentimental value.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.