Cambridgeshire burglary sees thieves get away with more than £20,000 worth of cash and jewellery

PUBLISHED: 18:37 21 March 2017 | UPDATED: 18:47 21 March 2017

Police appealing for witnesses after thousands of pounds worth of cash and jewellery was stolen from a house in Cambridgeshire

Police appealing for witnesses after thousands of pounds worth of cash and jewellery was stolen from a house in Cambridgeshire

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Haul included a ladies Rolex watch worth around £15,000

Thousands of pounds worth of cash and jewellery has been stolen by thieves in a raid on a house in Hemingford Abbots.

At about 11.30am yesterday (March 20) five men, wearing dark clothing and with their faces covered, gained entered to a property in Common Lane.

They removed a safe containing about £5,000 in cash and high value jewellery, including a ladies Rolex watch worth £15,000. They then left the scene in what is believed to be a silver Ford Mondeo.

Detective Constable Stuart Miller said: “This burglary has left the victims shaken and I’d urge anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area yesterday morning to contact us as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact police on 101, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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