THE theft of a valuable stamp collection is being investigated in Barry.

Police are appealing for information after the collection was stolen from the home of the partially sighted, elderly victim.

The item is described as a brown photo album style book with a name inscribed in gold on the first page.

It was stolen from a flat in Court Mews on Court Road, Barry.

The victim has had a number of visitors to his property in recent weeks during which time it is believed the collection was stolen.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Barry Police on 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or and quote reference number 1400103567