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Blackburn bride robbed on wedding day

A BRIDE walked in on burglars who were armed with a hammer and a knife when she went home to pick up some jewellery for her big day.

The 29-year-old had returned to her home in St James’s Road, Blackburn, at 3pm when she saw three men standing at the top of the stairs.

Although one of the men had a hammer and the other had a knife, they did not make any threats of violence against her, police said.

Police have released CCTV footage of three men they want to speak to after they were caught on camera running off down St James’s Road turning onto Openshaw Drive on Good Friday, April 6.

Officers have said the Asian woman was ‘deliberately’ targeted for her gold jewellery and said there had been an slight increase of these types burglaries in recent months.

A small amount of cash was stolen during the burglary PC Marc Coulton said: “I would urge people to take a close look at the CCTV images and if anyone thinks they recognise any of the men I would appeal to them to come forward and contact police.

“The victim in this case is Asian and we believe her home was deliberately targeted for her gold jewellery.

We suspect that the offenders had access to information that the premises would be unoccupied and that there would be valuable property within at the time of the offence worth stealing.

“These offences are taking place during daytime hours, between 2pm and 7pm, and therefore I would ask that if anyone sees anything which is out of character or slightly suspicious to call the police.

“I would also advise people not to keep large quantities of cash in their house instead and to keep jewellery and other valuable items safe and secure.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Lancashire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppersuk.org.

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1:05pm Sat 21 Apr 12

General Jumbo says...

Err, is there a link to the footage?
Err, is there a link to the footage? General Jumbo
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1:17pm Sat 21 Apr 12

joinerpat says...

General Jumbo wrote:
Err, is there a link to the footage?
Exactly G.J
Over 2 weeks ago and this breaks news with no link.
The mind boggles.!!!!!!!!!!!!
!
[quote][p][bold]General Jumbo[/bold] wrote: Err, is there a link to the footage?[/p][/quote]Exactly G.J Over 2 weeks ago and this breaks news with no link. The mind boggles.!!!!!!!!!!!! ! joinerpat
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3:29pm Sat 21 Apr 12

everywhere is sh1t says...

i would not say anything any way even if i knew who it was
i would not say anything any way even if i knew who it was everywhere is sh1t
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6:13pm Sat 21 Apr 12

ratshowilikeit says...

Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???
Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day??? ratshowilikeit
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6:23pm Sat 21 Apr 12

born n bred blue says...

well sus me thinks, anyway who gives a dam
well sus me thinks, anyway who gives a dam born n bred blue
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6:52pm Sat 21 Apr 12

everywhere is sh1t says...

ratshowilikeit wrote:
Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???
it depends if it is a real or fake wedding
[quote][p][bold]ratshowilikeit[/bold] wrote: Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???[/p][/quote]it depends if it is a real or fake wedding everywhere is sh1t
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7:29pm Sat 21 Apr 12

mavrick says...

StephenDes wrote:
'Fake weddings', 'Sounds a bit dodge to me!' 'No whites involved... they all look the same...' '...this Asian infested country...'.

Comments of pure class from some of our less-well-educated fellow citizens. In a few weeks some of these same half-wits will be accusing elements of the Asian community of not wanting to integrate. Question is, who would want to integrate with some of the people who have posted here?
So True.
[quote][p][bold]StephenDes[/bold] wrote: 'Fake weddings', 'Sounds a bit dodge to me!' 'No whites involved... they all look the same...' '...this Asian infested country...'. Comments of pure class from some of our less-well-educated fellow citizens. [I say that because the spelling is, well, less than inspired, and the sentiments expressed less than laudable.] In a few weeks some of these same half-wits will be accusing elements of the Asian community of not wanting to integrate. Question is, who would want to integrate with some of the people who have posted here?[/p][/quote]So True. mavrick
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7:30pm Sat 21 Apr 12

sen c bl says...

Let these low-lifers comment as they want cos they're burning!!!
Let these low-lifers comment as they want cos they're burning!!! sen c bl
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7:57pm Sat 21 Apr 12

everywhere is sh1t says...

yes because fake weddings dont happen do they everyone in this country has freedom of speech just because it doe's no go with your way of thinking others are low lifes ,scum etc get out of your bubble and come to the working class
yes because fake weddings dont happen do they everyone in this country has freedom of speech just because it doe's no go with your way of thinking others are low lifes ,scum etc get out of your bubble and come to the working class everywhere is sh1t
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8:28pm Sat 21 Apr 12

sen c bl says...

Let's see what the outcome brings rather then becoming judge and jury in everything you consider as appropriate. Most of the comments cannot be categorised as freedom of speech, when abusive language and racist remarks are needlessly used to target the Asian community. It just shows the dirty justice some of the readers will use to prove their point.
Your name say's it all. Go jump of a cliff.
Let's see what the outcome brings rather then becoming judge and jury in everything you consider as appropriate. Most of the comments cannot be categorised as freedom of speech, when abusive language and racist remarks are needlessly used to target the Asian community. It just shows the dirty justice some of the readers will use to prove their point. Your name say's it all. Go jump of a cliff. sen c bl
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8:38pm Sat 21 Apr 12

ghanto says...

good wedding start
good wedding start ghanto
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9:36pm Sat 21 Apr 12

ratshowilikeit says...

Regardless of what race these people are it dose sound a bit suspect!! The is no racism in what I'm saying!!!!!!!!!!!
Regardless of what race these people are it dose sound a bit suspect!! The is no racism in what I'm saying!!!!!!!!!!! ratshowilikeit
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9:36pm Sat 21 Apr 12

ratshowilikeit says...

Regardless of what race these people are it dose sound a bit suspect!! The is no racism in what I'm saying!!!!!!!!!!!
Regardless of what race these people are it dose sound a bit suspect!! The is no racism in what I'm saying!!!!!!!!!!! ratshowilikeit
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10:44pm Sat 21 Apr 12

New World Order. says...

Were was the groom?
"grooming"..
Were was the groom? "grooming".. New World Order.
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12:14am Sun 22 Apr 12

Cha'mone MF says...

everywhere is sh1t wrote:
i would not say anything any way even if i knew who it was
What a top Human being / good fellow member of the human race you are. Your parents will be immensely proud of you mungo.
[quote][p][bold]everywhere is sh1t[/bold] wrote: i would not say anything any way even if i knew who it was[/p][/quote]What a top Human being / good fellow member of the human race you are. Your parents will be immensely proud of you mungo. Cha'mone MF
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12:15am Sun 22 Apr 12

Cha'mone MF says...

everywhere is sh1t wrote:
i do fing it strange that the lancs telegragh will allow comments when a asian has been robbed but when it is the asain that has done the robbing like the asian in burnley who has stolen £40 000 worth of tax payers money you are not allowed to comment ,just goes to show who means the most in this asian infested country
What a complete c0ck you are.
[quote][p][bold]everywhere is sh1t[/bold] wrote: i do fing it strange that the lancs telegragh will allow comments when a asian has been robbed but when it is the asain that has done the robbing like the asian in burnley who has stolen £40 000 worth of tax payers money you are not allowed to comment ,just goes to show who means the most in this asian infested country[/p][/quote]What a complete c0ck you are. Cha'mone MF
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11:02am Sun 22 Apr 12

anotherview says...

Well, Woolywords, judging by the time of your post, you don't sleep well either. But one thing is true; discussing racial issues is NOT being a racist, but often, by some, mistakenly construed as such.
Well, Woolywords, judging by the time of your post, you don't sleep well either. But one thing is true; discussing racial issues is NOT being a racist, but often, by some, mistakenly construed as such. anotherview
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12:36pm Sun 22 Apr 12

sen c bl says...

everwhere is sh1t,

sick of living, are we.
I'll give you few tips what to do with yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!
everwhere is sh1t, sick of living, are we. I'll give you few tips what to do with yourself!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!! sen c bl
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7:42pm Sun 22 Apr 12

L0LLYP0P says...

Well said woolywords,100% agree with you.
Well said woolywords,100% agree with you. L0LLYP0P
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11:39pm Sun 22 Apr 12

ooooolroid says...

lol isnt she suppose to be wearing her jewellery especially when she suppose to be with the groom at these hours mentioned, not gna believe it a single bit..these 3 guys must be known to the police if they have commited this crime obviously if they done this now must have commited these crimes b4 and recognised by the police, where is this footage? this story is off key.....ok was these guys waiting for her to come home on her own ? what if the whole family finished the ceromany and come home then , would these guys been there?
lol isnt she suppose to be wearing her jewellery especially when she suppose to be with the groom at these hours mentioned, not gna believe it a single bit..these 3 guys must be known to the police if they have commited this crime obviously if they done this now must have commited these crimes b4 and recognised by the police, where is this footage? this story is off key.....ok was these guys waiting for her to come home on her own ? what if the whole family finished the ceromany and come home then , would these guys been there? ooooolroid
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8:31am Mon 23 Apr 12

ladysal says...

ratshowilikeit wrote:
Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???
I did.
Between the day time celebrations and the evening ones.
I've been happily married for 16 1/2 years.
I'm white.
Don't cast aspertions.
[quote][p][bold]ratshowilikeit[/bold] wrote: Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???[/p][/quote]I did. Between the day time celebrations and the evening ones. I've been happily married for 16 1/2 years. I'm white. Don't cast aspertions. ladysal
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9:19pm Tue 24 Apr 12

roversok says...

I bet her dads fuming, there goes the insurance money that would have paid for the wedding.
I bet her dads fuming, there goes the insurance money that would have paid for the wedding. roversok
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9:57pm Tue 24 Apr 12

ratshowilikeit says...

ladysal wrote:
ratshowilikeit wrote:
Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???
I did.
Between the day time celebrations and the evening ones.
I've been happily married for 16 1/2 years.
I'm white.
Don't cast aspertions.
Ladysal........???wh
at you saying I have never said anything about colour!!!so get back off your soap box!!!
[quote][p][bold]ladysal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ratshowilikeit[/bold] wrote: Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???[/p][/quote]I did. Between the day time celebrations and the evening ones. I've been happily married for 16 1/2 years. I'm white. Don't cast aspertions.[/p][/quote]Ladysal........???wh at you saying I have never said anything about colour!!!so get back off your soap box!!! ratshowilikeit
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8:35am Wed 25 Apr 12

ladysal says...

ratshowilikeit wrote:
ladysal wrote:
ratshowilikeit wrote: Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???
I did. Between the day time celebrations and the evening ones. I've been happily married for 16 1/2 years. I'm white. Don't cast aspertions.
Ladysal........???wh at you saying I have never said anything about colour!!!so get back off your soap box!!!
Don't be so jumpy! I didn't say that you had said anything about colour. Although I picked you comment to quote, the comments I made were aimed at everything above mine, not just yours. Not on my soap box, just making an observation about what I did and how people make different choices / plans based on thier preferences on the day and how that doesn't make what she did dodgy.
[quote][p][bold]ratshowilikeit[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ladysal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ratshowilikeit[/bold] wrote: Sounds a bit dodge to me! How many brides go home on there own!! On there wedding day???[/p][/quote]I did. Between the day time celebrations and the evening ones. I've been happily married for 16 1/2 years. I'm white. Don't cast aspertions.[/p][/quote]Ladysal........???wh at you saying I have never said anything about colour!!!so get back off your soap box!!![/p][/quote]Don't be so jumpy! I didn't say that you had said anything about colour. Although I picked you comment to quote, the comments I made were aimed at everything above mine, not just yours. Not on my soap box, just making an observation about what I did and how people make different choices / plans based on thier preferences on the day and how that doesn't make what she did dodgy. ladysal
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4:49pm Wed 25 Apr 12

ratshowilikeit says...

You answered my question!!! How many brides go home on there wedding day! Then!some do!well I'd of never of thought!!did you find 3men in your house and not turn round and leave the building?? Like I said before sounds doge to me!!! As I think it dose to most who have read the story!
You answered my question!!! How many brides go home on there wedding day! Then!some do!well I'd of never of thought!!did you find 3men in your house and not turn round and leave the building?? Like I said before sounds doge to me!!! As I think it dose to most who have read the story! ratshowilikeit
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