Rings worth £7,000 stolen from York antiques shop

A tray containing rings worth £7,000 has been stolen from an antiques shop in York.

The theft took place at an antiques shop near York Minster

Police are appealing for information after the theft at York Minster Antiques, College Street, York, between 12.30pm and 1.10pm on August 29.

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A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “A dark brown velvet display tray holding 27 rings was taken. The rings have a total value of around £7000 and are quite distinctive, particularly a diamond ring with an especially high setting.”

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to PC 1843 Hughes of Fulford Road police station, York, quoting reference 12150152511.