Appeal for Witnesses following Faringdon Burglary

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary in which a large number of high value items of jewellery were taken.

An unknown number of offenders have broken into a home in Buscot Wick, Faringdon between approximately 11.30am and 2.30pm on Friday, 10 July 2020.

Police are unsure of the exact details of the burglary, and are appealing for any witnesses who may have any information that will help them in their investigation.

Thieves made off with several high value items, including:

  1. A black Rado watch,
  2. A gold Omega watch,
  3. A gold Tissot watch,
  4. A gold and silver Rolex,
  5. A stainless steel Dunhill dress watch,
  6. A Raymond Weil watch in Gold and Stainless Steel
  7. A Raymond Weil watch with a Black Face with a gold rim,
  8. A Raymond Weil watch with brown face and strap,
  9. A Gucci limited edition watch with a square white face with black lettering,
  10. A Tag Heuer watch in white gold with a pink tinted face,
  11. Two diamond signet rings,
  12. A platinum and diamond ring,
  13. Two pairs of diamond stud earrings,
  14. Four pairs of gold earrings,
  15. A yellow sapphire pendant with matching earrings,
  16. A topaz pendant with matching earrings, and
  17. A gold ring with five diamonds on the top,
  18. A piano Dunhill lighter, and
  19. A Cartier lighter.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Craig Smithies, based at Abingdon police station, said:

“This was a burglary in which high value jewellery and watches have been taken. We are investigating this incident and we are carrying out enquiries but we are also appealing for witnesses.

As such we are appealing for anyone who may have seen any suspicious vehicles or people in the area at around lunchtime on Friday (10/7) or in the days previous to please get in touch.

Additionally the items taken are fairly distinctive so we would ask anyone who has been offered these items for sale to please also get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 43200209441 or they can report online.

Or if you wish to report anonymously you can do by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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