Burglars target Asian jewellery

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ASIAN families in Bulwell are being warned to safeguard their valuables after a spate of burglaries in which jewellery was stolen.

Police are investigating break-ins where Asian households have seemingly been targeted. There have been 18 reports since January.

Most of the burglaries were committed in daylight hours, and police believe offenders have broken into homes and searched specifically for high-value items of jewellery.

Detectives have linked the offences and are following several clues.

Anyone with information about the spate of burglaries or who has been asked to buy high-value items of Asian jewellery should contact Det Sgt Rob Wells at Radford Road police station on 0300 300 9999 (extension 802 4613).

Alternatively, call the free and confidential Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555 111.