Neighbourhood Watch

Have you been sold or offered these stolen rings?

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have been sold the pictured rings or seen them for sale recently.

This is in relation to a theft of two rings of great sentimental value that have been stolen from a vulnerable victim who resides in a care home in the Hambleton District.

The first is a wishbone type ring in a yellow metal.

The second is a diamond cluster ring. These are both items of significant sentimental value.

We are requesting the public’s assistance to help and identify if they have seen either of these rings for sale on social media or local selling sites in the last few weeks.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Charlotte Lancaster. You can also email

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220079140.