Heartless thief steals engagement ring, jewellery and cash after breaking into county Kilkenny house
A thief broke into a house in county Kilkenny and made off with a substantial amount of jewellery and some cash just over a week to go before Christmas.
The latest local burglary occurred at Whitechurch, near Piltown, sometime between 3.15pm and 3.45pm on Tuesday.
A local Garda source told KilkennyNow the homeowner noticed her bedroom window had been forced open to gain entry.
A small quantity of cash and number of items of jewellery were taken. These include two stone gold engagement ring, three stone white gold diamond ring, gold sapphire and diamond ring, ruby and diamond gold ring, gold charm bracelet, three gold chains, a gold bangle, an amethyst pendant, a gold amethyst ring and three gold bracelets.
Gardaí have appealed appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area at the time to contact Mooncoin Garda Station.
Local gardaí also urged people to keep photographs of their jewellery and other valuable possessions so that they can be returned to them if recovered.