Hunt for stolen medals

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POLICE in Mansfield have released images of a number of medals stolen in a burglary in a bid to trace them.

Now detectives are appealing for anyone who has seen them or been offered them for sale to contact them.

They were stolen from an address in Intake Avenue, Mansfield, between Wednesday 24th November and Monday 6th December 2010.

Also taken was a distinctive dirk, which is a type of Scottish ceremonial sword.

The stolen medals were:

An Australian Vietnam War medal

A Fire Service Long Service medal

A Northern Ireland General Service medal

Anyone with any information about this burglary, or who has seen any of these items, should contact DC 2822 Craig Hall at Mansfield North CID on 0300 300 9999 ext 805 3463.

Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.