Thieves broke into a Mevagissey home and stole two highly sentimental watches belonging to an elderly gentleman, police have said.
Officers are appealing for anyone with information regarding the burglary, which took place at an isolated property in Mevagissey between September 10 and 14.
One of the items stolen was a gunmetal watch with the words ‘HS5’ and ‘Broad Arrow’ engraved on the back.
The other was a gold plated pocket watch with the engraving ‘P.J.Brooke’.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of these items is asked to contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number GA/13/2839.