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Help us investigate a Hinchley Wood burglary

03 Aug, 2018 09:55 News Witness Appeals

Do you recognise this man or this car? The man and the owner of the car may be able to assist us with an investigation into a burglary which took place in Hinchley Wood on 18 July.

High-value jewellery was stolen from a house near Claygate Lane at approximately 1.20pm. 

A car known to have been in the area at the time is also of interest for our investigation. At 1.30pm, a silver Saab 93 (pictured here) with the number plate LD54 NTX, was spotted driving away from the area where the break-in occurred.

It’s believed to have been driven into the Berkshire area, taking the A329 towards Wokingham, then later seen on the A4 Newbath Road in Charvil. Our investigation has also revealed that this car could have ties to Bedfordshire, specifically the Luton area.

Elmbridge Neighbourhood Inspector Dallas McDermott said: “The victims in this case have had some valuable possessions stolen from them by opportunistic criminals. We need your help to find those responsible so we can bring them to justice but also hopefully reunite the stolen items with the rightful owners. Please contact us if you recognise the man or car in these photos.”

If you have any information that can help our investigation, please contact us on 101 with the reference: PR/45180076594. Alternatively, you can give an anonymous report to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

To keep your belongings safe and minimise the risk of your home being burgled, follow these tips:

  • Mark your belongings with a forensic marking kit such as SelectaDNA spray or Smart Water
  • Register your valuables on Immobilise
  • Store any high value items in a correctly installed safe
  • Ensure that your windows and doors are locked when your house is unoccupied

More information can be found on here: https://www.surrey.police.uk/burglary

 

 

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