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Pair remanded in custody after stealing £11,000 of jewellery from city home

Worcester Editorial 28th Nov, 2013 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

TWO BURGLARS have been remanded in custody after thousands of pounds worth of jewellery was stolen from a house in Warndon Villages.

The charges relate to a burglary which happened between 3pm and 3.25pm on Monday (November 25) in Homestead Avenue, Wall Meadow.

Mihai Parvan, aged 32, of no fixed abode and 29-year-old, Ionut Calota of Ida Road, London, appeared at Worcester Magistrates Court yesterday (Wednesday) charged with entering a home the street and stealing jewellery valued about £11,000.

They were both remanded in custody to appear at Worcester Magistrates in next March.

Detective Sergeant Emma Whitworth from Worcester Police said: “A member of the public witnessed suspicious behaviour in Homestead Avenue and called the police immediately.

“We would like to thank him for his quick-thinking and his actions have led directly to the arrests and charges in this case.

“The public can play an important role in helping us to beat burglary and quick action can make a big difference.

“We are still looking for a third man who may have been involved and would ask any members of the public in the Wall Meadow area on Monday afternoon who saw anything suspicious to contact us.”

Anyone who saw anything suspicious or knows anything about the burglary is asked to call the non emergency number 101 quoting incident number.

Alternatively, information can also be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

West Mercia Police is currently running a Darker Nights campaign to help people protect their property during the autumn and winter months. For more information log onto www.westmercia.police.uk/ and click on Darker Nights.

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