Officers are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a house on Loughborough Road in Birstall.
The incident took place between 12pm and 2.15pm on Monday, December 10.
Entry to the house was gained by forcing the rear patio doors.
A quantity of jewellery was taken including a silver Tag Heuer watch with a black face, a silver square faced Diesel watch with a green face, a silver DKNY watch, a platinum ring with diamond shoulders and a central pearl, an engraved gold chain and gold pendant, a fine gold chain set with blue stones, a delicate silver necklace with a small diamond encrusted heart, a pair of oblong earrings with diamonds in the centre and a silver box engraved with flowers.
Also taken was a black Apple iPad, a silver Apple Mac Book Pro laptop, an Apple TV, a silver Bose radio, a white Xbox and a JVC silver camcorder.
PC Nathaniel Lockley, the investigating officer, said: “The camcorder and laptop contained precious photos of the victims’ newborn baby daughter and the parents have been left heartbroken by this incident. Images like this cannot be replaced.
“I would like to appeal to anyone who has been offered any items matching these descriptions or who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious to contact us.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 2062 Nathaniel Lockley on 101*, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 2062.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111. * Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile ‘phones and land lines Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for this call.
Crime reference number LC/05442/12-8
(Information from Leicestersire Police – 11/12/12)