House burgled in Downs Barn: One man arrested

Police tape
Police tape

Three men burgled a home in Downs Barn on Monday.

At around 2pm three men disembarked from a car and entered an alleyway behind the house in Shire Court. They got in through the back garden before breaking in the back door.

They stole jewellery, electronics and cash.

A blue Peugeot 307 was seen in the area at the time of the burglary.

The first offender is 5ft 10ins-6ft tall, of mixed race, with short hair and wearing grey sweatshirt jumper and black straight cut jeans. When leaving the back of the premises he was pulling a suitcase.

The second male is black, 5ft 7ins-5ft 10ins tall, of slim build and wearing grey and black jacket and grey skinny jeans.

The third male is black.

One man has been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers would like to speak to anyone with any information about either the blue Peugeot or the three males, or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time.

Anyone with information should contact PC Stephanie Mason on 101.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.