CCTV appeal after Heskin watch theft March 24th, 2016 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments We are appealing for information after a high-value watch was stolen in Heskin. Police were called around 3.30pm on Wednesday (March 23) following reports of a theft in Wood Lane. Three people entered a jewellers and asked to view high-value items from display cabinets. The group asked for the items to be gift-wrapped and while a staff member was distracted, have removed a Rolex watch from the wrapping. The trio have then claimed they will return later to buy the items, but left without paying for the watch. The jewellery, a gold ladies Rolex wristwatch with a ruby and diamond inset, is valued at £14,000. Officers have released CCTV images of three people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident (pictured). PC Andy Smith, of Chorley Police, said: “We are appealing for information following a distraction theft in Heskin. “This was a well-planned theft which resulted in a high-value watch being stolen. “We are particularly keen to speak to the two women and man pictured. “We would urge anyone who recognises these people to contact police immediately.” Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference SC1601881. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!