Balikbayan loses P1.2M worth of jewelry

LAOAG CITY (Sept. 6) – A balikbayan lost her assorted jewelry valued at P1.2 million from robbers who broke inside her apartment unit here.

P/Supt Jeffrey Gorospe, OIC chief of police, said operatives immediately responded after Erlinda Hood, 59 and resident of Gen. Luna St., here reported of the alleged break-in in her apartment.

Investigation showed that the culprits ransacked the apartment while Mrs. Hood was away for one week. She attended her relative’s wake in nearby Pasuquin town.

Hood said when she returned home, all her personal belongings were in disarray. She later discovered that the robbers forcibly opened the cabinet where she hid her jewelry. (Theo S. Guiang)