Heavily-pregnant woman pushed over as three burglars raid Tipton home
Written by The Newsroom on January 27, 2020
A heavily-pregnant woman was shoved to the floor as three burglars forced their way into a Tipton home.
West Midlands Police said the raiders – who remain on the run – broke into the flat in High Street and stole jewellery and cash just before 11pm on Saturday, January 25.
The victim, who was described as heavily pregnant, was pushed over as they tore through the property.
She was not seriously hurt, a police spokesman confirmed.
They added: “We were alerted at 10.45pm on Saturday (January 25) to a break-in at a flat in High Street, Princes End, Tipton.
“It’s understood three offenders forced their way inside before stealing jewellery and cash.
“During the burglary a heavily-pregnant woman was shoved over but thankfully she was not seriously hurt.
“No arrests have been made at this stage; enquiries are on-going.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101 or Live Chat via WMP Online and quote crime ref 20SW/22431W/20.”
Police advice on keeping your jewellery safe from burglars
•If you have jewellery please consider keeping items in a safety deposit box. Your bank or insurance company will be able to provide suitable advice.
•If you prefer to keep your jewellery at home, please purchase a suitable safe that is installed to manufacturer’s instructions. Your insurance company will provide advice on which type and grade of safe best suits your needs.
•They will also advise whether your home insurance provides sufficient cover for high-value jewellery.
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