Police appeal for witness after burglary in Stevenage

POLICE investigating a burglary in Stevenage appealed today (Thursday) for a witness to come forward. The incident happened last Thursday, November 19 between 5.45 and 6pm in Ripon Road. It is believed access was gained to the front of the property and a

POLICE investigating a burglary in Stevenage appealed today (Thursday) for a witness to come forward.

The incident happened last Thursday, November 19 between 5.45 and 6pm in Ripon Road.

It is believed access was gained to the front of the property and a search was carried out before the thief or thieves made off through the back door with several items, including games equipment.

A woman, who had got out of a dark coloured car, approached officers, who were in a cul-de-sac off of Canterbury Way carrying out enquiries.


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She gave brief information to officers about two men she had seen running down the street and that one had an electrical item under their arm. However, she quickly left without giving her details.

Dc Laura Talbot, investigating, said: "We would like to speak again to this woman as she gave officers information which we are very keen to follow up. She is described as white and aged between 25-35 years.

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"If this was you, please make contact with CID in Stevenage as soon as possible via the non-emergency number on 0845 33 00 222, quoting crime number E1/09/8177.

"Also, I would appeal to anyone who believes they have information about this incident to contact police immediately via the non emergency number.

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