Appeal for information following jewellery store burglary in Congleton Date published: 24th September 2019 2.54pm

Officers are urging witnesses to come forward after a jewellery store was burgled in Congleton.

Between 2am and 4am on Sunday 22 September the Carl Christopher shop on High Street was broken into by a male on a mountain bike.

He stole a quantity of jewellery from the store before riding off in an unknown direction.

The offender was white. He was wearing a black hoodie and black bottoms and was carrying a rucksack.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers are urging anyone with information or CCTV or dashcam footage that may aid their investigation to get in touch.

They also want to speak to anyone in or around Congleton who has been offered the chance to buy cut-price jewellery since the incident occurred.

Police Constable Jay Khan said: “Burglary is a serious crime and we are determined to identify the male responsible and bring him to justice.

“As part of our investigation we want speak to anyone who was in the area and witnessed anything suspicious.

“The same goes for anyone who believes they may know who the offender is or have CCTV or dashcam footage of him, either before he carried out the burglary or as he was fleeing the scene.

“We also want to hear from anyone who has been offered the chance to buy jewellery at discounted prices since the store was burgled.

“If you have that jewellery may have been stolen during the burglary.”

Anyone with information or footage that may help officers with their ongoing investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 520524, give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Dashcam footage can be submitted online at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage.