Thieves steal 47 valuable saxophones from Dawkes Music

Reports of violent crime to Thames Valley Police increased by 30 per cent in last year

Thieves stole 47 'very valuable' saxophones during a break-in at Dawkes Music in Reform Road, Maidenhead, in the early hours of this morning.

According to a neighbourhood alert issued by Thames Valley Police, an alarm sounded at 1.55am and thieves had smashed a side window.

Police have been contacted for more information.

UPDATE, Friday, July 14, 4pm:

Thames Valley Police has now issued a witness appeal following the burglary.

It said 'around 40 saxophones' were stolen between 1am and 1.30am on Wednesday and a dark coloured saloon car was seen leaving the area.

Investigating Officer, DC Martin Key from Maidenhead Police Station, said: “We would like to speak to anyone who may have been in the area of Reform Road around the time of the burglary or who may have seen any vehicles or anyone acting suspicious in the area.

If anyone has any information please call Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting incident reference 43170204724, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by phoning 0800 555 111.”


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