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Men wearing balaclavas took a large quantity of jewellery and cash during burglary in Bourne End

| June 10, 2019

An aggravated burglary in Bourne End has resulted in Thames Valley Police launching an appeal for witnesses.

On Wednesday 5th June 2019, at around 3.45pm, a woman in her seventies woke up to find three men, all wearing balaclavas, in her house in Cressington Place, Bourne End. One of the men pointed a screwdriver at the woman whilst the other two men searched the house.

The men took a large quantity of jewellery and cash and left the house carrying a green carrier bag and a smaller bag.

The woman in her seventies was not injured.

The first burglar is described as male and of slim build. He was wearing a shirt, smart trousers with a belt, and gloves. The second burglar is described as being of large build while the third is described as slim and wearing black shoes. All three were described as white men and were wearing balaclavas.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Lisa Murton, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information to please come forward.

This occurred in the middle of the afternoon so there is a good chance that someone may have seen what happened.

I would also ask people who were in the local area around the time of the incident to check their dash-cam footage in case it may have captured what happened. In particular, I would urge any drivers who were travelling along the A4155 Marlow Road at around 3.45pm on Wednesday (5/6) to review their footage.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information that could help their enquiries to call the police non0emergency number 101, quoting reference ‘43190169045’ or make a report online. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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