These are external links and will open in a new window. Gold jewellery is often bought as a wedding gift in British Asian families and passed down through generations. Some police forces - such as Gwent and North Wales Police - were unable to provide data but have previously warned that Asian families were being specifically targeted in their areas.
By Richard Hartley-parkinson. These pictures show hundreds of thousands of pounds of gold jewellery that police have recovered over the last six years. There is an array of Asian gold rings, bracelets, necklaces and watches - many of which are believed to have been taken as a result of handbag thefts.
This higher karat gold is the preferred gold overseas in Asia and in the Asian Jewelry shops in the United States. Asian gold is typically much more yellow in color then what most people are used to in the United States. Some gold buyers in the US simply do not know how to evaluate Asian gold, because it has different properties then the 14K gold they are used to.
Police Scotland are again urging communities to be vigilant and homeowners to take appropriate security measures following a number of housebreakings across the country targeting Asian gold jewellery and cash. Officers want the public to look out for suspicious activity in residential areas, as it could indicate a housebreaking is or is about to take place. Furthermore, where householders store valuable gold items and or cash in their homes, they are reminded to ensure these goods are stored safely out of sight and that their properties are robustly secured. Detective Inspector Kevin Gilmour, said: "In and the early part ofwe saw significant numbers of Asian gold housebreakings taking place and a national campaign was launched to address this.
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Three people banned from owning animals after 'filthy and starving' pets discovered by SPCA in Leith. Police said that since April, there have been 35 reports of such break-ins to properties in Glasgow, Paisley, Renfrew, Ayrshire and Edinburgh. They are urging people who keep valuable gold items or cash in their homes to ensure they are stored safely out of sight, and that their properties are "robustly secured".
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Sellers and keepers of Asian gold in Eastbourne are being urged to think carefully about security following several burglaries in which such jewellery has been targeted. Sometimes known as Indian gold, it is of the highest purity - usually 24 carats - and often handed down from generation to generation among south Asian families. As such, it also has great cultural and sentimental value.
T wo small faces pull the curtain back in a side room and peer round to see who is at the door. After they run back inside, their mother, Mrs Rashid, unlocks the front door. Five weeks ago, she came home one evening to find the door ajar. The downstairs floor of her house was relatively untouched but upstairs the bedrooms had been ransacked — drawers opened, wardrobes emptied, clothes and belongings scattered everywhere.