POLICE are hunting thieves who stole jewellery from a house in Tiverton.

The house in Higher Town was broken into between 11am on Friday, December 21, and 2.30pm on Boxing Day. The occupants are a couple in their 60s. Items including an 18-carat gold women’s ring with rubies and diamonds, several other gold and silver rings, and a Panasonic 26in flat screen television were taken.

Anyone with information is asked to call DC Paul Feeney on 01884-233819 quoting crime reference KU/12/1277.