Police hunt suspects in connection with four burglaries

PUBLISHED: 17:59 03 January 2018




Police activity in Welwyn today has been in connection with the reports of four burglaries in Hertfordshire, a Herts Police spokeswoman has explained.

The spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “Officers stopped a silver Ford Mondeo in Northampton this afternoon (Wednesday) following a police pursuit in connection with four burglaries that are reported to have occurred in Hertfordshire earlier today (Little Acres in Ware, Saffron Close in Hoddesdon, London Road in Hertford Heath and Mercia Road in Baldock).”

A 50-year-old man from Essex has been arrested by officers from Northamptonshire Police and remains in police custody at this time.

The spokeswoman added: “Two other men made off from the scene and enquiries are on-going to locate them.

“As part of the investigation, a grey BMW has been recovered in Mercia Road, Baldock and a blue Honda Civic has been recovered in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn.”

•Anyone with information that could help the police investigation is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 309 of January 3 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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