Appeal to locate sentimental locket stolen from elderly Birmingham woman

The elderly woman, who lives in Sheldon, was robbed on Tuesday (2 August)

Police are appealing to locate a stolen locket which contains mementos of the victim’s deceased husband.

A 75-year-old woman was robbed on Carnford Road in Birmingham at around 5pm on Tuesday (2 August) and had the locket stolen from her.

The Victorian style silver locket pendant includes a photo of the victim’s late husband as well as cuttings of his hair so holds great sentimental value. Police have arrested and charged a 46-year-old man from Great Barr in connection with the robbery but have been unable to locate the necklace.

The stolen locket

A statement from the force, read: “Now, with the permission of the victim, we’re releasing three images in a bid to return it to her. We’re asking anyone who’s seen the necklace or been offered it for sale to contact us via the Live Chat on our website quoting 20/695759/22.”

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