Star Wars Figures Worth £20k Stolen

Star Wars figurines valued at £20,000 have been stolen in a burglary at a collector's home.

Thieves broke into the property in Greater Horseshoe Walk, Knowle Village, near Fareham, Hampshire, and stole the 80 figurines as well as valuable DVD boxsets and 500 Blu-Ray discs.

The burglars removed a window to gain entry between 3pm on July 13 and 12.30pm on July 15.

Among the items stolen were a Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle DVD, Alien Quadrilogy Alien Head DVD set, a Predator Head DVD set, as well as a games console, digital camera, Blu-Ray player and jewellery.

Detective Constable Craig Rainsley, of Hampshire Police, said:

''This burglary involves the theft of science fiction collectables which are very identifiable.

''The Star Wars figurines are complete with display cases and original cards which adds to their value.

''The limited edition DVD display sets for Harry Potter, Alien and Predator have a combined value of approximately #800 and are very identifiable.''