Thieves make off with more than £2,000 worth of tech and jewellery after Leicester burglary

Tech worth thousands of pounds was stolen from a Leicester home over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend, prompting a major police enquiry.

The expensive haul, which included a Sony Playstation 5 and jewellery, was snatched from the property on Severn Street in the Stoneygate area of Leicester on June 5 – the final day of the four-day Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.

The haul was worth more than £2,000 and also included a Macbook Pro and iPhone XR as well as a pair of trainers. As part of its appeal, Leicestershire Police confirmed that the goods were stolen roughly between 4pm and 6pm on June 5, with officers hoping anyone who was in the area saw what happened.

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PC Jamie Anderson said: “I’d like to speak to anyone living in Severn Street or the surrounding area who has not yet come forward. What do you remember? Did you see anyone acting in a manner that seemed unusual or suspicious last Sunday evening?

“I am particularly keen to speak to anyone with CCTV or a doorbell camera. Any information you have could help my investigation.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 22*323861. Alternatively, report crime online.

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