Search for necklace containing mother's ashes stolen in Boxing Day break-in

A necklace containing the ashes of the owner's mother remains missing nearly three months after it was stolen.

The stolen necklace contains ashes of the owner's mother. Photo: West Midlands Police.
The stolen necklace contains ashes of the owner's mother. Photo: West Midlands Police.

The heart-shaped necklace was taken out of a glass frame during a break-in in Princess Road in Oldbury on Boxing Day.

It was the only item taken during the burglary.

Nearly three months on and police are yet to make any arrests or track the necklace down.

They have now released an image of the stolen jewellery with the hope of finding it.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: "We need your help to locate this stolen necklace which contains the ashes of the homeowner's mother.

"If you've been offered it for sale, as a present, or have any information about who may have it please contact us.

"If you’ve heard who was involved do the right thing and tell us.

"This can be done via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101, and quote 20/1990273/22."

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