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Six burglaries on one day in High Wycombe prompts police appeal for information

| November 19, 2014

Police Light - 2014-03-22

Thames Valley Police has launched an appeal for witnesses after a series of six burglaries and one attempted burglary in the High Wycombe area.

All the incidents, which have been linked, took place on Tuesday 19th November 2014.

The burglaries took place in:

  • Kitchener Road between 12.00pm and 2.00pm. Back door was forced open,. Nothing was taken.
  • Coopers Rise between 9.45am and 6.15pm. Glass patio door was smashed to gain entry. A laptop and alcohol were taken.
  • Louches Lane between 7.00am and 5.10pm. Glass patio door was smashed to gain entry. Jewellery was taken.
  • Queens Road between 8.00am and 5.50pm. Entry has been gained through an insecure back door. Jewellery, four laptops, digital camera, Nook e-reader and purse were taken.
  • Guinions Road between 12.00pm and 9.30pm. Tools were used on French door. Nothing was taken.

The attempted burglary took place in West Wycombe Road between 8.10am and 1.15pm. One pane of a double-glazed side window was smashed and attempts to break in were made on a window and door.

Det Sgt Dan Tucker, who is investigating the incidents, said: ‘Having your home broken into is a violation of a person’s space, and is a particularly intrusive crime to go through. We would like to reassure the public that we are doing everything we can to bring to justice those involved.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information that can help the enquiries or anyone who saw anything suspicious in the areas of the burglaries at the time they took place to please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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