Heartless thieves steal watch from dying pensioner – as he was RESUSCITATED in hospital

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Heartless thieves stole a Rolex watch from a dying pensioner – while doctors fought to save his life.

Davies was brought by ambulance to St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester,
West Sussex, during the early hours of August 7 suffering from a
serious heart condition

While the 68-year-old, from Birdham, was
being treated in the resuscitation area next to the A&E department,
his £5,000 watch was taken. Mr Davies died shortly after he was brought in.

A search of the area and checks were made with the staff on duty but the watch could not be found, a force spokesman said.

family say the loss of the watch – an heirloom that has been in the
family for nearly 30 years – has only compounded their suffering.

Davies’ son John said: “As a family we are devastated at the loss of
David and cannot believe that this has happened during our time of
“We would appeal to anyone who has information about the missing watch to come forward.
“David dearly loved the watch and its loss has added to the stress and grief that the family are already going through.”

Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust extended its sympathy to
the family and said the hospital was doing everything it could to help
the police with their inquiries.

Detective Constable Mark Burgess said: “This is a silver Submariner Rolex, valued at some £5,000, but even more importantly, was treated as a family heirloom having been in the family since 1985.
you have any information about the theft, or if you have been offered
such a watch locally since last Thursday, we would very much like to
hear from you.”

Anyone with information can email Sussex Police at  101sussex.pnn.police.uk , call 101, quoting serial 0385 of 7/8, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

[Mirror UK]

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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