Burglars break into Wilmslow jewellers via tunnel

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a burglary at a jeweller's in Wilmslow.

At around 11.35pm on Wednesday 26th April police were called to reports of an alarm activation at the Preston's Rolex store on Water Lane.

Officers attended and on arrival they found that unknown offenders had entered the jewellers via a tunnel from a nearby café.

They are believed to have fled the scene empty handed.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and as part of the investigation officers are appealing for information from the public.

Detective Sergeant Robert McCubbin said: "This investigation is in its early stages, and we are committed to doing all we can to identify the people responsible.

"The jewellers are located in a busy part of Wilmslow town centre and as part of our investigation we're keen to hear from anyone who was in the area between 10.30pm and 11.30pm and believes they may have seen anything suspicious.

"The same goes for anyone with any CCTV or dashcam footage which may aid our investigation."

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, or at www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us, quoting IML 1533656.

Information can also be reported anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.