Ski mask wearing burglar strikes in Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 10:31 22 September 2017 | UPDATED: 11:56 22 September 2017

Police are investigating burglaries in Potters Bar. Picture: GettyImages/iStockphoto

Police are investigating burglaries in Potters Bar. Picture: GettyImages/iStockphoto

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Police are hunting three men involved in a burglary in Potters Bar - one of whom was wearing a ski mask.

On Tuesday morning, a man wearing a “ski-type mask” got into a property in Aberdale Gardens and fled when he was disturbed by the householder.

The incident happened between 8am and 8.30am.

A police spokesman said: “He was disturbed by the householder and made off in a silver Volkswagen Golf with two other men.

“The man is described as white, in his twenties, of a slim-medium build and with possibly black hair.

“He was wearing a black puffa jacket and a ski-type mask over his face covering up to his eyes.”

This week, burglars also targeted a property in Highview Gardens, Potters Bar.

They forced their way into the property and ransacked the place between 10am on Wednesday and 8am yesterday.

•Anyone with any information about the Highview Gardens should contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference J3/17/1311.

•Anyone with any information about the Aberdale Gardens burglary should quote crime reference J3/17/1298.

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