Cambridgeshire

Rare silverware taken in robbery in Cambridge

One of the stolen items
Image caption A number of rare silver items were stolen from the Royal Selangor shop

Pictures of rare silverware, including a lobster dish, stolen in a robbery at an upmarket gifts shop in Cambridge, have been released by police.

A man made off with various high-value items after threatening a member of staff at Royal Selangor, in Rose Crescent, at 15:20 BST on 24 August.

The items include a silver lobster serving dish and a silver tumbler, said Cambridgeshire Police.

They also include two three-piece sets - one of frogs and one of owls.

The offender is described as tanned, aged between 35 and 40.

He was between 5ft 9in (1.75m) to 5ft 11in (1.8m) in height, small to medium build and unshaven.

Image caption A set of ornamental frogs was also taken in the robbery in Cambridge

He was wearing a blue T-shirt, sunglasses and a baseball cap.

Det Con Ellie Mansfield, of Cambridgeshire Police, said: "These are very distinctive items and people will definitely remember if they are offered them for sale.

"I would urge anyone with any information about these items to contact police."

The three pictures can be viewed on the Cambridgeshire Police website.

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