A VALUABLE gold Krugerrand coin and other distinctive items have been reported stolen from a house in Ryde.
Isle of Wight police have launched an investigation after the coins were reported stolen from a house in Dover Street. They were taken sometime between Monday, October 1 and Monday, October 8, 2012.
Investigating officer Det Con Andy Cooper of Isle of Wight CID said: "A one ounce gold South African Krugerrand coin and a silver plated 1920s trinket box with the letter "N" on top was reported stolen along with other jewellery.
"Police would like to speak to anyone who has been offered a Krugerrand or silver plated jewellery box in recent weeks."
Police arrested a 56-year-old man from Ryde on Saturday, October 20, 2012 on suspicion of theft. He has been bailed until November 23 pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Constable Andy Cooper at Newport Police Station by phoning 101.
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