Police are appealing for witnesses and information after thieves broke into a garage in Watford and stole fishing equipment.

The burglary occurred in Forest Road around 2.45pm on Tuesday, June 22.

Hertfordshire Constabulary believes a passer-by may have seen part of the burglary in progress.

PC David Hartlett, who is investigating, said: “If you have information about this incident I would like you to get in touch.

“I’m particularly keen to hear from a female passer-by who may have seen a red Vauxhall Combo van parked by the garages at the time.

“If you are able to help I can be contacted directly via email at david.hartlett@herts.pnn.police.uk

Information can also be reported online at herts.police.uk/report, to an operator in the Force Communications Room via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/46811/21.