Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a burglary in South Oxhey.
Police were called at around 5.40pm on Tuesday, November 29, to report that a property in Prestwick Road had been broken in to.
The offender) had carried out an untidy search, before stealing a pillowcase containing jewellery.
Shortly before 6pm, officers on patrol were informed by a member of the public that they had seen a pillowcase being dumped by two people in a bush in Lower High Street, Watford. This was recovered by officers and positively identified by the victim as the missing items.
At around 8pm that same evening, two teenage boys, aged 15 and 16, were arrested at Kings Langley train station on suspicion of burglary. They have since been released on bail whilst enquiries continue.
Detective Sergeant Stuart Keene, from the Three Rivers Local Crime Unit, said: “In less than three hours, we had identified two suspects in relation to the robbery who were subsequently arrested, and we will be able to return the stolen jewellery back to the victim.
“I would like to ask anyone with any information regarding the burglary to please get in contact. Any information, even something that may seem relatively minor or insignificant, could be key to progressing our investigation.”
Information can be reported online at the Hertfordshire Constabulary website, by speaking to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/96997/22.
Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form.