Longfield stolen jewellery appeal

PUBLISHED: 17:28 19 September 2012 | UPDATED: 13:47 20 September 2012

Jewellery theft in Longfield

Jewellery theft in Longfield


Images have been released of two men running down Station Road in Longfield after having stolen bespoke jewellery from a shop.

The two men smashed the display window at Bourne and Kemp Jewellers at around midday on June 20 and grabbed the jewellery before marking off to a waiting silver Mercedes 4x4.

It was later established that the vehicle had been reported stolen a month before from Surrey.

The vehicle had been fitted with false number plates and was later found abandoned in Horton Kirby.

The total estimated loss to Bourne and Kemp Jewellers, including the cost of repairing the damage caused, is in excess of £30,000.

Images of the stolen jewellery and an image of the Bourne and Kemp hallmark can be found on the Kent Police Flickr page:

Det Con Chris Mason said: “The jewellery is all hand made and bespoke to Bourne and Kemp Jewellers. Each piece is individually marked with the jewellers own hallmark and only sold through their shop in Longfield.

“If anyone has been approached with any of the jewellery shown in the images, please contact police. Alternatively anyone who remembers seeing the vehicle being abandoned in Horton Kirby should speak to officers. Any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, may help officers with their investigation.”

One of the men was described as wearing a pea green jacket, approximately 6ft and of stocky build. The second man was described as of athletic build and between 5ft7 and 5ft 10.

Contact officers on the single non emergency number 101 or contact Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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