Two burglary arrests after pillowcase with jewellery dumped in bush

A passer-by told police on patrol they saw a pillowcase dumped in a bush <i>(Image: PA/Pixabay)</i>
A passer-by told police on patrol they saw a pillowcase dumped in a bush (Image: PA/Pixabay)

Two teenagers have been arrested after jewellery was stolen during a burglary.

Hertfordshire Constabulary were called to reports of a break-in in Prestwick Road, South Oxhey, at around 5.40pm on November 29.

The home had been ransacked and a pillowcase containing jewellery was taken.

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Soon afterwards a passer-by told police officers on patrol they had seen two people dumping a pillowcase in a bush in Lower High Street, Watford.

It was found and confirmed to have the victim's missing items.

At around 8pm a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old were arrested at Kings Langley train station on suspicion of burglary. They have since been released on bail.

Detective Sergeant Stuart Keene said: “In less than three hours, we had identified two suspects in relation to the burglary 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.”

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting crime reference 41/96997/22.

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