Two women pretending to look for work as carers and cleaners stole a watch after making their way into a home.

Police are investigating the distraction burglary that took place in Trenchard Avenue in Wendover yesterday (April 3) between 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

After answering their front door, the person turned to get a piece of paper and the women followed them into the property.

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One of the women wrote a number on the piece of paper and the other hugged the person with force before they left the property.

They then realised their watch had been stolen from their wrist and had been left with bruising.

Police describe the two women as white, in their early twenties and approximately 5ft 9in tall.

They were wearing similar dark or black coats with dark trousers and wore white lace-up trainers, which looked brand new.

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Both spoke with Eastern European accents.

A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said: "If you have any information in relation to this incident, or CCTV in the area, You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43220189890.

"Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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