POLICE are hoping to reunite a 28-year-old man who has a life limiting disease with a watch that has great sentimental value to him.

A burglar broke into a property in Bailey Close, Maidenhead on Tuesday, January 22 sometime between 2pm and 6pm and stole it.

It is a limited edition Bernhard H. Mayer watch that was stolen along with its original box which contained two wrist strap links. The watch has a distinctive design

with chequered board face, and a clear back displaying the kinetic mechanism.

Other items stolen included a quantity of cash, two smart phones, a tablet and commemorative coins.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Claire Lloyd from Maidenhead CID, said: “I am appealing to anyone with information about this incident to come forward.

“The watch taken is of sentimental value to the victim, and I hope that somebody may recognise its distinctive design.

“Anyone with information about this incident, or that could assist in the recovery of these items, should report the details on the Thames Valley Police website quoting reference 43190023000. Alternatively, you can call the non-emergency telephone number, 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”