Jewellery stolen during two house burglaries in same Royston street

Two burglaries occurred in the same street.

Two burglaries occurred in the same street. - Credit: Archant

Offenders smashed their way into two houses in the same Royston road on Tuesday afternoon and stole precious jewellery from one of the homes.

The first theft in Ackroyd Road occurred between 2pm and 9pm, in which the offenders forced open a side door and stole a gold necklace and six sets of cuff links.

In the second burglary, which happened between 4pm and 9pm, thieves used an implement to force open a back door and then stole cash from inside.

The offenders made off in an unknown direction.

If you have seen any people or vehicles that are unusual in the area or have any information about these burglaries, contact police on 101 and quote crime reference numbers G4/15/832 and G4/15/833.