Police appeal after double burglary in Letchworth

PUBLISHED: 17:43 01 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:43 01 May 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault which took place around 5.45pm in Walnut Road.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault which took place around 5.45pm in Walnut Road.

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A double burglary in Letchworth has left two neighbouring houses damaged as thieves smashed patio doors to steal cash and jewellery.

Police investigating the two burglaries that happened on Willian Road are appealing for information and witnesses.

Between 10.30am and 1.10pm yesterday, thieves gained access to both properties by smashing patio doors before ransacking one of the homes for cash and jewellery. Nothing was stolen from the second house.

PC Josh Wilson said: “The properties are close to a popular fishing pond so I’m appealing for anyone who was fishing there between the times stated to think back to Monday and consider whether they saw anything suspicious.

“If you believe you may have seen something or heard something, no matter how small, please get in touch as you may have information that could help our investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Wilson by emailing josh.wilson@herts.pnn.police.ukor you can call police on 101 quoting crime references G2/18/989 and G2/18/990.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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