Burglar targets elderly couple in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 08:46 23 April 2018

Sherrardspark Road in Welwyn Garden City.
Picture: Google Street View

Sherrardspark Road in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Google Street View


A burglar climbed in through the open window of a house in Welwyn Garden City while the elderly occupants were at home.

A police spokesman said: “At around 5pm on Sunday, an offender gained access to the upstairs of a home in Sherrardspark Road by climbing through an open window.

“The offender went into a bedroom before leaving without taking anything.

“The offender is described as a white man, aged around 20, of medium build with dark brown hair.

“He is believed to have made off in a car.”

•Enquiries are on-going and anyone with information that could assist officers is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference B1/18/1443 or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/report.

•Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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