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Court Appearance Substantial Jewellery and cash theft Letterkenny Co Donegal 18 January 2020

On Thursday January 30, 2020 Gardaí in Letterkenny arrested three individuals, two women and one man in connection with the significant theft of jewellery and cash at a business premises in Letterkenny on Saturday January 18, 2020.

A male aged 30 and two women aged 53 and 31 will appear before a special sitting of Letterkenny District Court today, January 31, 2020 at 2pm.

Gardaí would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter and as a result of the public appeal some of the property suspected to have been stolen was recovered in Dublin.

A number of other pieces of jewellery are outstanding and are pictured on the Western Regional Facebook Page via the following link

See previous press release issued on 23 January 23 2020:

Gardaí in Letterkenny County Donegal are appealing for information following a significant theft of jewellery and cash at a business premises in the town on Saturday last.

Four women and a man entered a business premises on Upper Main Street, Letterkenny at approximately 4.30pm on Saturday January 18, 2020.

Once inside the property, a number of the individuals distracted staff, while one woman gained entry to a back office and stole a quantity of goods.

The items stolen included cash and jewellery, among them was an 18 carat white gold oval yellow sapphire cluster ring [see attached image].

Among the items stolen were nine 18 carat gold rings, two 9 carat gold rings, an antique sovereign case along with a matching chain, a rare antique round vesta (matches) case, a rare antique rose gold plain locket set with old cut diamonds, and a rare 9 carat antique rose gold 'paper link' 30" chain, and six antique bar brooches.                

Those who entered the property are believed to have all arrived and left together in a blue Ford S-Max [see attached image].

Gardaí are anxious to track the movements of this vehicle and believe it may have also driven through Counties Derry and Dublin.

Local Gardaí are liaising with the PSNI and other divisions on this matter.

Anyone who may have seen a vehicle matching this description acting suspiciously in their locality is asked to make contact with Gardaí in Letterkenny on  (074) 9167100, contact the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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Note to Editor

An image of the suspect vehicle Gardaí are trying to track, and an image of an 18 carat white gold oval yellow sapphire cluster ring, which is among the stolen items are available on request.