Unidentified miscreants decamped with 34 sovereigns of gold jewellery from a house in New Vilangudi area here on Wednesday. Madurai Rural Police said that Krishnakumar, a priest serving in a temple abroad, had a dwelling in New Vilangudi.
His wife Jayasri and children were residing in the house.
It is said that when the inmates had returned home, they found the doors broken open. Further, the jewelleries in the almirah were also found missing.
On information, Koodal Pudur police registered a case and are on the look-out for the burglars.