POLICE are appealing for information after £90,000 worth of jewellery was stolen from a house in Cross Hills.

The burglary took place between 8am and 5.15pm on Wednesday, at a house in Clayton Hall Road.

The suspects broke into the property through the back door and officers believe they have crossed fields at the rear of the house prior to breaking in.

Some of the stolen jewellery is very distinctive, including a white gold chain with pear-shaped emerald pendant, a yellow gold necklace with heart-shaped jade pendant surrounded by diamonds, a yellow gold square-shaped diamond solitaire ring, an Omega watch with a white gold strap and coloured gem stones around the face engraved with ‘Olympic Edition 2008’ and a yellow gold Chinese-style bracelet with jade stones.

Other stolen items include: Officers are appealing to anyone who may be offered similar items for sale to contact them immediately.

They are also asking anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the Clayton Hall Road area during the day time on Wednesday to contact them. They are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who noticed any suspicious vehicles in the area, including a small dark coloured car, to get in touch.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Skipton CID.

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

Please quote reference number 12140137306 when passing on information about this crime.