A unique Ballarat Loreto College sterling silver graduation ring is among items stolen during a break-in at a vacant Warrnambool home during the holidays.
Detective Senior Constable Wayne Ryan, of the Warrnambool police crime investigation unit, said the burglary was committed some time between mid afternoon on Sunday, December 26, and late afternoon on New Year's eve, Friday, December 31.
A house at the east end of Warrnambool's Koroit Street was broken into while the residents were away visiting family during the holidays.
It's not known how entry was gained, but offenders ransacked the home taking a Nintendo DS and games, $1200 in cash, Apple earphones, various items jewellery and perfume and the Loreto College sterling silver ring which has a crest logo.
"It's a very unique ring and is highly recognisable," Detective Senior Constable Ryan said.
"The total value of the goods stolen is about $3500.
"Police canvassed neighbours to find out if they had seen or heard anything but there were a number of people not at home.
"We're asking for anyone with any information to contact the CIU at the Warrnambool police station on 5560 1333."
Detective Senior Constable Ryan also requested that anyone on social media, such as a buy, swap, sell website, who had seen similar items for sale, to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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