Town jewellers offer reward after £8k Rolex nicked


Local Jewellers David Mellor are offering a £1,000 reward for information after an £8,000 Rolex Sea-Dweller watch was nicked from the Swan Centre.

Police in Eastleigh have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of the stainless steel timepiece on Tuesday afternoon.

At around 3.50pm on July 29, a man asked to try on the watch before leaving the store and the shopping centre via Blenheim Road..

The man that police would like to speak to is described as:

  • White.
  • Around 24-26 years old.
  • Slim build,
  • Around 5ft 9ins tall.
  • Short mousey coloured hair.
  • Wearing a pale blue coloured buttoned up short sleeved shirt and three quarter length jean shorts.
  • He was also wearing distinctive white coloured Ray-Ban sunglasses.

The reward is for information which leads to a successful conviction in relation to this theft.

Anyone who may have more information is asked to contact PC Mark Connor at Eastleigh Police Station on 101 quoting 44140272178 or via the website:

You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.