Burglars ‘target’ Asian gold, police warn


by LAUREN CODLING ASIAN families have been warned to take extra precautions during the festive season of Navratri and Diwali as the risk of their valuables being targeted by burglars increases, the Metropolitan Police cautioned last week. Last year there were more than 1,800 burglaries recorded which involved Asian victims, the police said. Around 6,360 items of jewellery were stolen, valued at nearly £9 million. A 24-year-old man was jailed for ten-and-a-half years last week after he threatened an Asian family in an aggravated burglary. Shane Cosgrove and another male suspect broke into a house in Bromley, southeast London, with…

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