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Attempted burglary at DJ Warner Jewellers in Woodside Road, Amersham

| April 7, 2016

An attempted burglary occurred at DJ Warner Jewellers in Woodside Road, Amersham at around 1.30am on the morning of Wednesday 6th April 2016.

Police were called after a noise of what sounded like a door being forced was heard. Officers were deployed followed by an area search however no arrests have been made so far.

Investigating officer, Det Con Kay Chahal, of Chiltern and South Bucks local CID, said: ‘Yesterday morning’s incident involved offenders attempting to access the shop by dismantling a brick wall. Those responsible were disturbed and ran off.

Due to the very rare nature of this incident and the method used to try and gain access, we believe that this was an organised crime. We are currently making enquiries both across our own Force and neighbouring Forces to see whether other incidents of this nature have recently been reported.

He added: ‘I am very keen for anyone with information to come forward regardless of how small it may appear on the surface. Any bit of information could prove vital to our ongoing investigation.

Meanwhile, I would like to urge similar businesses to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious people or vehicles to police.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information on the incident to contact DC Chahal by calling 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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