Young girl thwarts Oldbrook robbery

Crime
Crime

A girl stayed calm and called police after would-be thieves broke into her home and tried to get into her bedroom.

Police say thieves forvced their way into the property in Wardle Close, Oldbrook, and searched the living room at around 8.10pm on Monday. The girl initially thought it was her mother but heard loud banging and called police. The burglars came upstairs and tried to get into her room claiming to be police themselves but she told them police were coming. She then heard voices and footsteps going back downstairs. The thieves are both white, around 5ft 7ins and skinny wearing black clothes and balaclavas. Witnesses can call 101.