Humberside

East Yorkshire town's mayoral gold chain stolen

Mayoral chain
Image caption Humberside Police said the chain was estimated to be worth £15,000

The mayor of Bridlington has had his gold chain of office stolen.

Humberside Police said the chain, which is estimated to be worth £15,000, was taken in a burglary at the home of Mayor Michael Charlesworth.

Police said the chain was in a safe which was taken from the house sometime over the weekend.

A laptop and a Salvation Army charity collection box were also stolen, along with Mr Charlesworth's late wife's engagement and wedding rings.

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