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Witness appeal following burglary in Abbots Way, Wellingborough

April 8, 2018

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Abbots Way, Wellingborough, which targeted gold and jewellery.

The incident happened last night (Saturday, April 7), at about 8.45pm, when two males forced entry into the property via a back window. Once inside, they threatened the two homeowners, demanding to know where they kept their valuables. The two males were then disturbed and made off.

The two offenders are described as white males, aged between 16-18, about 5ft 9in, wearing dark clothing and dark navy baseball caps. They both had English accents.

Detective Inspector Hayley Costar, said: “I would like to reassure the community that a dedicated team of detectives are working around the clock to identify the offenders involved in this burglary and bring them to justice.

“There will be extra police patrols in Wellingborough tonight to reassure the community and help deter criminal activity. These will be carried out in partnership with the community who will also be conducting their own patrols.

“Last night’s incident was a very distressing experience for the people involved and I would encourage anybody with any information, however small, to get in contact.

“If you have anything you can tell us or if you saw any suspicious vehicles or activity in the area yesterday evening, please call 101, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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