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Sledgehammer burglary at Bucks Goldsmiths jewellers in Gerrards Cross

A jewellers shop in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire was burgled by men weilding sledgehammers yesterday and Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses.

At approximately 11.45am, a new looking grey or silver BMW estate pulled up outside the jewellers in Packhorse Road.  Two men got out of the car and used sledgehammers to smash the display window, grabbing a quantity of diamond jewellery before driving off towards the A40. A third man was driving the car.

Detective Seargeant Nick Hind, based at Force CID in Amersham, is appealing for witnesses to the incident, or anyone who saw the vehicle either before or after the incident, to come forward.

If you can help, please call Detective Seargeant Hind via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers ananymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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