POLICE want to reunite this necklace with its rightful owner.

The jewellery was stolen in a burglary in Irvine Close, Colchester.

The house is thought to have been raided sometime between Monday, March 2 and Thursday, March 8.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "The necklace means a great deal to its owner, a woman in her 80s, and we need your help to locate it and bring it home to her.

"Anyone who has been offered it for sale recently, or knows someone who may have acquired it, is urged to call Colchester CID on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/38353/20."

Details can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.