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Appeal for witnesses following a burglary in Wantage

Alert message sent 11/06/2019 10:10:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

At around 4.10pm on Friday (7/6) two offenders broke into a property on Lydsee Gate. They gained entry by smashing the glass of the patio doors. Once inside the property they were disturbed by the owner. The offenders ran off and jumped over the garden fence to the rear of the property.

Both the offenders were wearing balaclavas and scarves to hide their faces and were dressed all in black, covering their arms and legs. They were of medium build and around 5ft 10ins tall.

Investigating officer PC Victoria Weems based at Abingdon police station said: “I believe there were a number of people in the area following the incident that may have seen something.

“I urge anyone who has any information, no matter how insignificant you think it may be, to get in touch. If you have dash-cam footage from the time of the incident, please review it.

“You can contact us using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43190171757.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on their website or by calling 0800 555 111.”
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Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

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