A man who stole a woman’s jewellery from an office Christmas party is due to appear in court this week

A man is due in court today charged with burglary of a house in Dublin.

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is accused of stealing a jewellery case from an empty office at the Grand Canal Office in the Rathmines on Christmas Eve last year.

He is also accused of taking an iPhone 5S and iPad 2 from the office.

A man was charged with stealing an iPhone on Christmas eve last year Source: Paul Connolly/RollingNews.ieA Garda source said it is believed the man stole the jewellery while he was in possession of the jewellers property.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the theft to contact them.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Dublin City Garda Station on 07909 727709 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.