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Police appeal for witnesses following a distraction burglary in High Wycombe

| February 23, 2021

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An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police following a distraction burglary in High Wycombe.

On Friday 19th February 2021, at 3.45pm, two women and a man were at a property in Jubilee Road when a man rang the doorbell and said he was there to conduct a repair of a router. The man entered the property and began talking to one of the people in the house.

Later, one of the residents noticed a second man carrying two suitcases out of the front door of the house.

It was then discovered that a search had taken place in an upstairs bedroom of the property during which items had been taken including an amount of cash and jewellery. At this point in time both men had left the property.

The first man involved in the incident is described as a white man, believed to be aged in his twenties with short black hair. He was dressed in a black jacket, and blue jeans. He was also wearing a black coloured face mask.

The second man involved was also a white man, aged in his thirties with short dark hair. He was wearing a green jacket and dark jeans. This was the man who was seen carrying the suitcases.

It is also believed that both men could have been using a Mercedes vehicle.

Investigator Glen Mulhern, based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘I am appealing for witnesses to this incident of distraction burglary to get in touch with police.

I would like to hear from anyone who believes they may have information on this incident.

Anyone who believes they can help is asked to call Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting reference 43210070936. You can also make a report online.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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