Historical artefacts stolen

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A rare collection of historical artefacts have been stolen during a housebreaking in Stenton, Dunbar.

Police in East Lothian are appealing for information following the break-in at Biel House museum, Stenton, which happened some time between 4pm on Tuesday, October 4, and 9am on October 5, possibly overnight.

Items missing include ancient Egyptian artefacts, historical swords, daggers, spears and arrows and are estimated to be worth a four-figure sum.

Officers are now asking anyone who was in the area at the time or who has been offered any of these items for sale, to please get in touch.

PC Karen Hamilton, of Police Scotland,said: “These artefacts have been in the museum at Biel House for many years and we are keen to make sure these are returned to where they belong.

“Anyone who is offered one of these rare items is asked to contact officers on 101.”

Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.