DOWNERS GROVE – More than $12,000 worth of jewelry and a Breitling watch reportedly were stolen Jan. 20 from a Downers Grove home, police said.
The burglary took place at about 7:45 p.m. at a house in the 7200 block of Grand Court. When the victims returned home, they found the side door leading to the kitchen was kicked in, according to a Downers Grove Police Department report.
A safe containing three gold bracelets, two gold rings, three gold necklaces, a watch and ammunition reportedly was stolen. The Breitling watch valued at $12,500 was on top of the safe, police said.
A purse also was taken, but a wallet containing cash was removed and left behind. A nightstand drawer was opened, but the pistol inside also was left behind, according to the report.