BURGLARS stole a large amount of jewellery in a break-in at a home in St Neots on New Year’s Eve.

The thieves took a number of distinctive items of jewellery including a gold ring with blue sapphire, a black diamond necklace and a heart shaped necklace in the raid on the Station Road home between 1.30pm and 6pm.

DC James Bowen said: "Many of the items hold huge sentimental value to the victims.

"They are desperate for the property to be returned and I would urge anyone with any information to call police."

INFORMATION: Anyone with any information should call DC Bowen on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.