Herts Police hunt woman who broke into St Albans home

PUBLISHED: 14:56 27 May 2015 | UPDATED: 14:56 27 May 2015

Herts Police have released the e-fit of a woman who was found in strangers' home in Warren Road, St Albans,

Herts Police have released the e-fit of a woman who was found in strangers' home in Warren Road, St Albans, "looking for a cat"

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A woman who was found “looking for a cat” in the home of people she didn’t know, is being hunted by police.

The incident took place on Sunday, May 10 between 4.50pm and 5pm at a house in Warren Road, St Albans, when the owners were in the garden and one went back inside to find the woman.

When challened she said she was looking for a cat, then ran off.

No items are said to have been taken.

The woman is described as white, aged between 18 and 20, between 5ft3 and 5ft4 and with a slim build.

She had short, very dark hair and was wearing a jacket with floral patterned top underneath and short jeans to below the knee.

She spoke with a southern Irish accent.

It is believed she gained entry to the home through a side door.

DC Kieran Doyle said: “The victim has assisted police with creating this e-fit of the suspect, which we are releasing to help the investigation.

“I’d urge anyone who may recognise this face or the description of the woman given, to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Herts Police on non-emergency number 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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