Do you recognise man involved in distraction burglary?

MPMC Efit burglary
MPMC Efit burglary

Police have released an E-fit of a man they would like to speak to relating to a burglary in Milton Keynes.

The incident happend around 7.45pm on Friday, September 25, when two women, aged 86 and 60, answered a call at their home in Walton End, Wavendon Gate, to bogus water board workers. The victims let the men into the house after it was alleged there was a problem with a neighbour’s water. They stole cash, purses, wallets and photos, and sentimental paperwork, before leaving.

Investigating officer Det Con Serena Bellis, based at Milton Keynes Local CID, said: “I am keen to speak to anyone with information about this burglary, or who thinks they might recognise the man in this E-fit.

“This burglary has had a big impact on the victims and we would urge anyone who can help us with our investigation to please come forward.”

The first offender is white, in his late 20s or early 30s, between 5ft 3in and 5ft 5in, and clean-shaven. He spoke with an Irish accent.He was wearing a red or maroon baseball cap which had writing and a logo on it. He was also wearing a black or blue jacket or zip-up top, black or navy jeans, black trainers and black fingerless gloves.

The second offender is white, around 5ft 8in and with dark coloured eyes. He was dressed in black and was wearing a black balaclava.

If you have any information regarding the burglary, please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.