War medal stolen in Doncaster burglary

A war medal of '˜huge sentimental value' has been stolen from a house in Doncaster.

Thursday, 24th March 2016, 8:46 am
Updated Thursday, 24th March 2016, 12:02 pm
A war medal was stolen from a house on Lister Avenue, Balby in Doncaster

Sometime between 11am and 4.15pm on Wednesday March 23, a house in Lister Avenue, Balby was broken into by smashing a window in the back door of the property.

Jewellery, including a silver chain and a silver engagement ring in the shape of a flower was stolen, along with the victim’s fathers WW1 Royal Flying Corps victory medal.

The medal has a blue and yellow ribbon and a service number on the edge, 11720.

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The items are of huge sentimental value to the victim, and anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area at around the time of the incident is asked to contact police.

If you have any information, please call 101 quoting incident number 710 of 23 March 2016.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111.