Ipswich: Jewellery Worth £4,000 Stolen From Shop

2 May 2014, 11:30 | Updated: 2 May 2014, 11:57

Around £4,000 worth of jewellery has been stolen from a shop in Ipswich

It happened in Upper Brook Street at approximately 4.30pm, yesterday Thursday 1 May.

Two women entered the jewellery shop and both tried on various items of jewellery.  Whilst the shop assistant was distracted, one of the women reached into a cabinet and stole a tray of rings and placed them in her bag.  The other woman paid for an item and both left the store.  It was then noticed that the tray of rings was missing.

The first woman is described as between late fifties and early sixties in age, approximately 5'6" tall, had brown coloured hair tied back, had a number of gold teeth, was of a large build and was wearing a blue cardigan, floral patterned top, long denim skirt, black leather open toed sandals and red socks.  She was holding a small handbag. 

The second woman is described as in her late twenties to early thirties, approximately 5'6" tall, of a large build, had dark coloured hair tied back, had two gold front teeth and was wearing a white cardigan, dark coloured trousers and was carrying a large handbag.

Anyone with information relating to this crime or recognises either of the women described should contact PC Alison Creevy from Ipswich on 101 quoting IC/14/1718 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.