Watch worth 25K stolen from Hampshire jewellers

The distinctive white gold Patek Philippe wristwatch Credit: Hampshire Police

Police want to speak to a man and woman after a watch, worth £25,000 was stolen from a jewellers in Winchester.

The theft took place at Carter Marsh & Co, in The Square, sometime between 1.45pm and 2.15pm on Friday 1 March.

Police want to speak to these two people. Credit: Hampshire Police

A man and a woman asked to see a Patek Philippe watch with a blue crocodile strap, and left after they were told they could not pay in cash.

Staff later realised they had taken the watch with them without paying, Hampshire Constabulary said.

The man and women were later seen to meet up with a larger group of people, before they all left in a silver Ford Galaxy and a grey Honda Accord near Magdalen Hill.

Police have released CCTV images of a man and a woman they want to speak to in connection with the theft.