Gardai appealing for info after major jewellery theft in Donegal

Gardaí in Letterkenny are appealing for information following the theft of a substantial amount of jewellery and cash at a business premises in the town on Saturday last.

Four women and a man entered the premises on Upper Main Street, at bout 4.30pm.

A number of people distracted staff, while one woman gained entry to a back office and stole a quantity of goods.

The items stolen included cash and jewellery; among them was an 18 carat white gold oval yellow sapphire cluster ring, nine 18 carat gold rings, two 9 carat gold rings, an antique sovereign case along with a matching chain, a rare antique round vesta (matches) case, a rare antique rose gold plain locket set with old cut diamonds, and a rare 9 carat antique rose gold ‘paper link’ 30″ chain, and six antique bar brooches.

It’s believed the thieves arrived and left together in a blue Ford S-Max.

Local Gardaí are liaising with the PSNI and other divisions in their investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí in Letterkenny on (074) 9167100, contact the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.