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War medals are stolen in break-in

World War II medals have been stolen from a house in the Leith area of Edinburgh, police have said.

The medals included an Italy Star, an India Star and an Atlantic Star, all of which belonged to the householder's father, who was a naval officer.

The break-in happened between Friday and Sunday at an address in Jessfield Terrace. Jewellery and electrical equipment were also stolen.

Police said the medals had a "sentimental value".

A spokesman said: "We are keen for any information that can assist their safe return.

"The same applies to the other stolen goods, which includes jewellery, cameras and mobile phones.

"Anyone who noticed anyone acting suspiciously in the area of Jessfield Terrace last weekend, or who has any other information that can help our inquiries, should contact police immediately."

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