Police appeal after diamond ring worth $577,000 stolen – Alexandria
Sunday, 28 September 2014 04:06:38 PM
Police are appealing for public assistance after a unique diamond ring worth more than half a million dollars was stolen from an auction centre at Alexandria yesterday.
Between 12.30pm and 1.25pm (Saturday 27 September 2014), a pink argyle and white diamond ring valued at $577,000 was stolen from a display counter at an auction centre on Ralph Street.
An attendant discovered the ring missing and contacted police.
Officers from Redfern Local Area Command commenced an investigation into the theft and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
It’s estimated about 100 people walked through the auction centre during the time it was stolen.
Each of the diamonds in the ring is laser inscribed with a serial number.
Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.
The piece of jewellery ring was snatched from a display counter around noon on Saturday and police have been unable to find it so far.
Each of the diamonds in the ring is laser inscribed with a serial number, New South West Police said in a statement Sunday.