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E-fit image released following aggravated burglary in Reading

Alert message sent 13/03/2020 16:07:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is releasing an e-fit image of an offender following an aggravated burglary in Reading.

At around 9pm on Thursday 13 February the victim, a man in his forties, returned to his residence on Home Farm Close when he saw a man inside the property at a window.
The victim approached the house to find two offenders in the house. One of the offenders had a metal pole and had swung it towards the victim.
The victim was able to get away from the offenders. Nothing was stolen and the offenders left the scene in a vehicle.
The victim did not sustain any injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Adam Tarrant, based at Reading police station, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses of this incident, or anyone who saw a man matching the e-fit in the area at the time to get in touch.
“You can make a report online, or by calling 101 quoting the reference 43200051399.
“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Please visit the link for our media appeal to view the e-fit image:
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