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Appeal to trace stolen jewellery following burglary in Bushey

27 Jul 2021

Officers investigating a burglary in Bushey are releasing details of some of the stolen items, in a bid to trace them and return them to their rightful owner.

Between the hours of 8pm on Friday 9 July and 12pm on Tuesday 13 July, a property in Chiltern Avenue was broken into.

An untidy search of the address had been carried out, and a large amount of jewellery was stolen.

The stolen items include:

  • 1. 9ct gold heart shaped locket with a 24” chain

    2. 20” 9ct gold chain.

    3. Gold round faced, wind up watch with a gold strap

    4. Citizen Ecodrive watch, manufacturer’s no: 17690602.

    5. Rotary watch purchased in 2019.

    6. 14ct gold Cameo brooch which also had a fixing so that it could be worn as a necklace. Oblong shape, approximately 1.75” wide, brown background with a pastoral scene that included a boy with sheep in white.

    7. 14ct gold large oval white opal ring surrounded by smaller opals.

    8. 9ct Gold oval white opal stud earrings.

    9. Small circular white opal pendant necklace with 9ct 18” gold chain.

    10. 9ct gold stud circular white opal earrings with filigree surround.

    11. Man’s 18ct gold signet ring, square design with NWS initials engraved on the square.

    12. Lady’s 18ct gold band wedding ring.

    13. 18ct gold engagement ring inlaid with 3 diamonds.

    14. Gold plated round cufflinks with gold colour stones.

    15. Brooch with blue sparkly stones.

    16. Silver stud diamond fire earrings.

    17. 22ct gold full sovereign of a young Queen Victoria which was fitted in a large gold starburst surround on a 9ct 22” gold chain.

    18. 22ct gold half sovereign set in a narrow gold surround on an 18” 9ct gold chain.

    19. 18ct gold stud earrings using freshwater seed pearls in a three feather design.

    20. Lady’s 18ct gold ring inset with 3 polished Burmese stones.

    21. Single strand pearl choker necklace with a silver screw clasp.

    22. 2” gold coloured leaf brooch.

    23. 9ct gold plain cross approx. 1” long with 9ct 16” gold chain.

    24. Silver coloured brooch in a 3 spray design to which clear stones were attached.

    25. Gold coloured brooch, in the shape of a 1.25” ballerina.

    26. Single row Lotus 700 simulated pearls with a push together clasp.

    27. Boxed Chanel Allure Eau de Parfum Spray 100ml.

Investigator Kay Leverton said: “Whilst the items stolen are of course of significant monetary value, the sentimental value of the jewellery is absolutely priceless to the victim.

“We would like nothing more than to return the property to them. If you have any information about the stolen items, please get in touch as soon as you can.

“Alternatively, if you believe you may have witnessed the burglary taking place, or you saw any suspicious behaviour in the vicinity of Chiltern Avenue between the dates specified, please contact us. Even information that may seem relatively small or insignificant could be key to progressing our investigation.”

If you have any information, you can contact Investigator Leverton directly via email at

You can report information online, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference 41/53280/21.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form (opens in new window).

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