Historic objects stolen from Kelham Island Museum

Date published: 18 May 2023 08:52
Dated: 18 May 2023 09:47:30

Police in Sheffield are appealing for information after a reported burglary at Kelham Island Museum, where a number of historical objects were stolen.

It was reported at 6.45am on Sunday 14 May that unknown offenders forced entry to the museum and caused damage to display cases. Twelve objects relating to metalworking in the city and including items on loan from Sheffield Assay office were taken during the incident.

Officers want to hear from anybody who may have information about the burglary, or may have seen the items for sale online or in person.

If you have any information, please contact us using live chat, our online portal or by calling 101 quoting incident number 193 of 14 May 2023. Access live chat and our online portal here.

Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111, or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Collage of items stolen from Kelham Island Museum - 12 items including knives, tea caddy, metalworking sculptures
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