Thames Valley Police and Bedfordshire Police have launched a joint appeal for witnesses following a series of burglaries in Milton Keynes and Bedforshire.

The appeals relate to incidents that happened between 6.45am and 4.30pm on Monday (29/03). Seven properties were burgled across Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire.

The offences took place in Stony Stratford, Loughton, Newton Longville, Stoke Hammond and Linslade.

The first offence happened between 6.45am and 4.30pm, when a home in Park Road, Stony Stratford was burgled.

At around 12.30pm, a home in Bradwell Road, Loughton was burgled. A home in Drayton Road, Newton Longville, was then burgled around 2pm. Later, a home in Bragenham Side, Stoke Hammond was burgled at around 3pm.

Three burglaries then took place in Linslade, Leighton Buzzard. Between 3pm and 3.10pm a home in Rothschild Road, Linslade was burgled. Then at around 3.30pm, a home in Southcott Village, Linslade was burgled. After this, at around 3.45pm, a further home in St Marys Way, Linslade was burgled.

Officers are investigating these burglaries as being linked and are appealing for anyone with information or any CCTV or doorbell cameras to come forward.

Detective Inspector James Horseman, based at Milton Keynes police station, said, “This is a concerning series of incidents and I am keen to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in these areas on Monday to come forward. If you live near these areas and have any CCTV or a doorbell camera then please review the footage to see whether you have captured anything that could help with our investigation. The details of each offence to help you in reviewing footage are at the bottom of this press release.

“If you have any information that may assist with this investigation, you can get in touch using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43210131674. If you live in Bedfordshire, please quote reference number 40/15489/21.