Thieves stole swimming goggles, jewellery and watches during a burglary at a home.

The incident occurred in Woodmere Avenue, in Watford, on Friday, February 23 between 5pm and 9pm.

Between these times, thieves broke in through the front door and carried out a search of the first and second floors before taking the items.

They then made off from the scene in an unknown direction.

Detective Constable Matthew Cox, who is investigating, said: “I want to reassure the victims that we are doing all we can to trace the perpetrators, and I am calling on the public to get in touch if they saw any suspicious activity in the area around the times stated.

“Did you see any people acting oddly, or any vehicles that looked out of place? Any information you have, however seemingly insignificant, could prove vital to our investigation.”

Anyone with information can email or report information online at or call 101, quoting crime reference C4/18/575.