The police have confirmed they are investigating an incident of theft of a “large amount” of money from a car in Hazlemere.

After taking money out from the bank Jade Hebborn had the money stolen whilst stopping at the Progress Bakery in the village.

With her children in the car, the man said to be wearing a grey tracksuit and cap took the money and fled the scene.

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The car was left open and with Jade only spending “seconds” inside the bakery she believes she must have been followed.

Jade said: “My car was right outside the crown pub, I was seconds in the bakery someone must of seen something.

“I left the kids in the car, it’s something I’ve done loads of times before and never ever thought something like this would happen in this area.

“I must have been followed, I’m absolutely gutted to think what he could of done.”

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A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said that no arrests have been made but asked for any witnesses to come forward.

The statement reads: “We are investigating this incident.

“No arrests have yet been made.

“Anyone who may have witnessed this or who has any relevant dashcam footage should call 101, quoting reference number 43210339765.”