Medals stolen while man swam in the sea

Four military medals were among the items stolen from a man's bag as he swam in the sea in Bridlington.

Bridlington south beach
Bridlington south beach

The victim had left his bag on the beach, near to a hut on the south side, but when he returned his belongings had been taken.

The medals were:

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* Northern Ireland Medal: Green and purple. Regiment number 25183263 on the side.

* Iraqi Medal: Black and red stripes. Regiment number 25183263 on the side.

* UN Medal: Navy blue.

* ACSM Medal: Green, purple, and orange.

A wallet, cash and clothes were also taken from the bag, between 9.45am and 11.30am on August 21.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 16/90238/18.