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Door knocking burglar steals cash in Hulland Ward

Posted on 16th January 2018

Can you help us with our enquiries into a burglary in Hulland Ward?

On Monday, January 8 a 27-year-old woman went to answer a knock at the door and was confronted by a man who pushed his way inside her home.

The man grabbed the woman’s arm, before demanding money and threatening her. He then fled the property on foot with a quantity of cash.

The incident happened between 12.35pm and 12.45pm.

The man is described as having tanned skin and being approximately 40-years-old, he was around 6ft tall and of stocky build. He was wearing a dark coloured woollen hat and a dark coloured jacket that was zipped up. He was also wearing thick dark gloves and blue shoe covers.

Police Staff Investigator, Jamie Boniface, said: “We’re keen to speak to anyone who was in the Hulland Ward area on January 8, or who may have been driving nearby on the A517.

“If you noticed anything suspicious, recognise the description of the man (above) or have dash cam footage of someone who matches his description, please get in touch.”

If you have any information relevant to this incident, please call PSI Boniface on 101, quoting reference number 18000011877.

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You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111


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