Rolex watches found during police probe into high value burglaries in and around South Yorkshire

Two Rolex watches, a collection of gold bangles and a diamond necklace have been found during a police probe into a series of high value burglaries in and around South Yorkshire.

Detectives investigating the house raids have released photographs of the jewellery in a bid to trace the owners.

A Rolex watch recovered as part of a police probe into a series of burglaries

A Rolex watch recovered as part of a police probe into a series of burglaries

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The items, which are believed to be stolen, were recovered as part of a police probe into offences in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cleveland, North Wales and Scotland.

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Detective Constable Nick Horn, of West Yorkshire Police, said: “We have released these images in the hope that we can not only ensure that any offence that’s been committed is fully investigated but also so that ultimately we can reunite these items with their rightful owners.

A Rolex watch which is believed to be stolen property

A Rolex watch which is believed to be stolen property

“We have been working with other police forces as part of our investigation but at this time have not linked these watches and items of jewellery to any reported burglaries. I would urge anyone who believes that these items belong to them to please make contact.”

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Anyone with information should call the Wakefield District Serious and Organised Crime Team on 101, quoting reference 13180048471. 

Gold bangles found as part of a police investigation

Gold bangles found as part of a police investigation

A diamond necklace, which is believed to be stolen

A diamond necklace, which is believed to be stolen