Police appeal after Harpenden burglary this morning

Police are appealing for witnesses and information

Police are appealing for witnesses and information - Credit: Archant

Burglars broke into a Harpenden home this morning prompting the police to launch an appeal for witnesses.

Criminals forced entry into the Luton Road property by smashing a window at the rear of the address.

They made off with jewellery, an Xbox 360 console along with controllers and a number of video games.

Two men were seen in the area at around 10.50am and walked away from the property in the direction of Farm Avenue.

The first man is described as white, in his early 20s, of medium build and around 5ft 9ins tall, and wearing a yellow high-visibility jacket.


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The second man is of similar appearance but with a stocky build and was wearing an orange high-visibility jacket.

He was also carrying a bright yellow satchel-type bag, similar to those used by people delivering newspapers or leaflets.

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Det Con Paul Cullinan said: “This happened during the day and so it’s possible there may have been other people around who might have seen something that could assist the investigation.

“I would like to hear from anyone who saw two men matching the description mentioned in the area around the time of the incident. It’s possible they may have gotten into a vehicle in Farm Avenue.

“If anyone remembers seeing a vehicle, which isn’t usually parked in the area, or anyone acting suspiciously around the time of burglary, please contact me straight away.”

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Herts Police on the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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