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Birmingham, Coventry & Wolverhampton Jewellery Thefts

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Dear West Midlands Police,

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000).

I’d like to request information on Jewellery that has been reported as stolen;
1) The amount of cases of reported stolen jewellery, across all theft offence types.
2) If known, the total value of all jewellery that has been stolen.

I’m looking for information specifically within the area of Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton.

If I could please receive these for 2018, 2019, 2020 that would be fantastic.

Yours faithfully,

Russ Hunter

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Freedom of Information,

Dear Mr Hunter

FOI Request Reference: 572A/21

Thank you for your request for information, received 07/04/2021.

REQUEST

I’d like to request information on Jewellery that has been reported as stolen;

1) The amount of cases of reported stolen jewellery, across all theft offence types.

2) If known, the total value of all jewellery that has been stolen.

I’m looking for information specifically within the area of Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton.

If I could please receive these for 2018, 2019, 2020 that would be fantastic.

CLARIFICATION REQUIRED

I am writing to ask you to clarify your request. This is because we need further details from you in order to identify and locate the information.

Therefore I should be grateful if you would clarify what search you would like us to carry out in relation to this request, as there are a number of ways that we can search for this type of information.
1.We could search the MO Notes for “Jewellery”.
2.We could use the “Jewellery” filter on the “Product Category Description”.
3.We could search for the word “Jeweller” within the “Premise Name” to see what results are brought back.

The above searches bring back slightly different results so we need clarity on what data you are trying to retrieve.

Please contact me if you need assistance with this.

To enable us to proceed with your request I would be grateful if you could provide the clarification outlined above within 40 working days of this correspondence. After receiving your reply, your request will be considered and you will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days, as defined by the Act, subject to the application of any statutory exemptions. If you choose not to respond then your request will be closed.

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Yours sincerely,

Andrea Mobberley
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