Notts: Reward offered for stolen sparkler worth £250,000

Notts Police is asking those in the jewellery trade to be on the lookout for a diamond worth �250,000. The 10.34 carat gem, which had been set in a ring, was stolen from a couple while they were in the garden of their house in Nuthall, Nottinghamshire, in July 2013.
Notts Police is asking those in the jewellery trade to be on the lookout for a diamond worth �250,000. The 10.34 carat gem, which had been set in a ring, was stolen from a couple while they were in the garden of their house in Nuthall, Nottinghamshire, in July 2013.

A diamond worth £250,000 stolen in a robbery in July could be circulating among Notts jewellery dealers, say police.

Notts Police is asking those in the jewellery trade to be on the lookout for the 10.34 carat gem, which had been set in a ring.

It was stolen from a couple while they were in the garden of their house in Nuthall, Notts, in July this year.

The diamond, which was originally bought from London’s Hatton Gardens, has a round brilliant cut, is a G colour and a clarity of VS2

At least two men were involved in the robbery. They stole the ring and a Fendi watch from the couple before driving off in a mid-blue coloured BMW.

The victims were not injured in the attack but they were badly shaken by the ordeal.

The force is renewing an appeal for people to be alert to the missing gem and contact Det Con Karl Aram on 101 urgently if they see it or have any information about it.

There is a £10,000 reward offered through Crimestoppers for information about the incident that leads to a conviction.

Six people have been arrested in connection with the robbery. They are all currently on bail.