High value jewellery, including diamonds, has been stolen after thieves broke into a house in the middle of the day, despite it being on a busy road.

Police investigating reports of a burglary near Redruth on Monday this week (July 19) are now hoping witnesses will come forward if they saw anything suspicious.

It's after a property in Cot Road, Illogan, was targeted between 3pm and 5.15pm.

Thieves forced their way in and took jewellery that is said to be of high value.

Among the jewellery that was stolen was:

• An 18 ct gold bracelet with a 1.6 ct diamond

• A platinum brilliant cut 4.03 ct diamond solitaire ring

• Platinum feather look necklace with diamonds

• Small round criss-cross platinum and diamond necklace

• Black Rado analog watch

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: "Although the property is in a rural location, it is on a busy road and officers are appealing for anyone to come forward who saw any unusual vehicles or people in and around the area at the time.

"If you witnessed the incident, have any information or dashcam footage that could help the police with their enquiries, please email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting crime reference number CR/060901/21.

"Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s website at www.crimestoppers-org.uk"