Police seek to reunite owners with "Aladdins Cave"
Does this belong to you? Police looking to reunite owners
with "Aladdin's Cave" of
of the "Aladddin's Cave" jewellery
Police are describing
a haul of jewellery found during a search warrant as an
"Aladdins Cave" and are seeking help to identify the owners
of the recovered property.
The stolen property was
found at a Massey home last year, and despite Police efforts
to track down the owners, more than 50 items remain
"Some of the jewellery is quite
distinctive and the owners may well recognise it. They might
hold sentimental value too so we'd love to be able to get it
back to them" says Detective Nick Poland, Helensville
A 45 year-old man has been charged in
relation to a series of historic burglaries and an
aggravated robbery and will re-appear in the North Shore
District Court on Wednesday 19 February.
identifies the items as their belongings is asked to contact
Detective Nick Poland on 09 420 9732 or email@example.com
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For the next two days, I’m turning my column over to two guest columnists who are first time voters. I’ve asked them to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music.
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