A woman in her seventies was threatened with a screwdriver by three balaclava-clad men in her own home before the trio stole jewellery and cash. 

The woman woke up at 3.45pm on Wednesday, June 5, to find three men in her house in Cressington Place, Bourne End. 

One of them pointed a screwdriver at her while the other two ransacked her home, before they all fled with a green carrier bag and another smaller bag. 

A large amount of cash and jewellery was taken but fortunately the woman was not injured. 

The first man is described as being of slim build and was wearing a shirt, smart trousers with a belt, and gloves.

The second is of large build and the third was slim and wearing black shoes. 

They are all described as white and wearing balaclavas. 

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Lisa Murton, based at High Wycombe police station, said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information to please come forward.

“This occurred in the middle of the afternoon so there is a good chance that someone may have seen what happened.

“I would also ask people who were in the local area around the time of the incident to check their dash-cam footage in case it may have captured what happened.

"In particular, I would urge any drivers who were travelling along the A4155 Marlow Road at around 3.45pm on Wednesday to review their footage.”

Anyone with information can call the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference ‘43190169045’ or make a report online.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.