Burglars target Dudley funeral parlour in ram raid attack

Cash and jewellery were stolen after a Black Country funeral parlour was ram raided by burglars.

The premises of J W Marsh Funeral Directors Dudley were targeted by burglars, who forced their way into the parlour on High Oak in Pensnett.

The burglars stole rings belonging to a woman who had been buried, as well as other jewellery and cash from a safe.

A police investigation has begun into the burglary, which happened around midnight on Tuesday,.

Jewellery and cash were stolen in the raid, including rings from a woman who was recently buried (Image by SnapperSK)

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We’re investigating after a funeral directors was targeted in a ram raid in High Oak, Pensnett, just before midnight .

"Burglars forced their way into the building before fleeing with cash and jewellery from a safe.

"Enquiries are under way and anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat, or by calling 101, and quote 20DY/283805M/20."

The funeral directors was targeted on Tuesday, November 12 by burglars (Image by SnapperSK)

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

J W Marsh Funeral Directors Dudley were approached for a quote, but declined to comment.

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