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Witness appeal following burglary on Cresswell Road

Alert message sent 15/02/2019 11:50:00

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary on Wednesday (13/2) around 9pm on Cresswell Road.

The victim, a 19-year-old man, was at home at the time of the incident and heard stones being thrown at the property. A short time later two offenders gained entry through a rear ground floor window.

The offenders confronted the victim and demanded cash. When the victim refused, the offenders left the scene through the rear of the property.

The first offender is described as being a white man, around 20-years-old, approximately 5ft 8ins tall with large build and blonde hair. He was wearing a black beanie hat, a brown face covering and a waist length light coloured trench coat with black shoes.

The second offender is described as being a white man, around 35-years-old. He was wearing a dark coloured coat with combat style trousers and black shoes.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Colin Fearn from Newbury CID, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses in the area who may have seen or heard anything unusual around the time of this incident.

“Anyone with information should report the details on the Thames Valley Police website quoting reference 43190047293. Alternatively, you can call the non-emergency telephone number, 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
 
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