Dog's ashes stolen by burglar from home

A burglar stole the ashes of a much loved family dog after breaking into a home in West Hallam.

Monday, 5th December 2016, 1:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 4:23 pm
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Sometime between 12.30pm and 2.25pm on Thursday, December 1 a burglar broke into a house in High Lane West by damaging the front door.

They took a blue Volkswagen Golf along with a box of jewellery and an oak casket containing the ashes of the family’s dog. The casket is inscribed ‘Kym in our hearts forever 1995-2008.’

The car was later recovered in Woodfield Road, Broxtowe. The first part of the registration is MJ64,

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Witnesses or anyone with information should call Police Constable Lucy Irwin on 101, quoting reference 16000395019.

Alternatively, send her a message online by visiting the ‘Contact Us’ section of the police website at: www.derbyshire.police.uk

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.