Police in Brent, north-west London, are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a Guarneri violin that was stolen in a burglary on 17 August. The Pietro Guarneri of Venice violin was in a blue canvas fabric case, together with two bows, one of which has a Hills stamp on the heel.

Anyone with information is asked to call DC Holly Sexton from the Priority Crime Unit on 020 8733 3250, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.