Suspicious behaviour in Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 17:06 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:06 12 January 2018

Windmore Avenue, Potters Bar.
Picture: Google Street View

Windmore Avenue, Potters Bar. Picture: Google Street View


Police raced to the scene of suspicious behaviour in Potters Bar within seven minutes of receiving a call from a concerned member of the public.

Officers were called at 4.49pm yesterday by a concerned resident who had spotted a man looking at houses in Windmore Avenue.

Four police cars were dispatched to the call and officers arrived on the scene at 4.56pm.

Potters Bar and Shenley Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant Noel Buckley said: “Police are aware that there has been an increase in burglaries in Potters Bar and as such a number of measures are being taken to address this, including increasing patrols and ensuring fast responses to any calls of suspicious behaviour relating to burglaries.

“We encourage residents to help us by being our eyes and ears and reporting anything they deem suspicious.

“The resident in this instance did the right thing by contacting police immediately.”

•If you believe a crime may be in progress, always call 999.

Advice on how you can protect your home to help prevent burglary can be found at

More news stories

16 minutes ago

A government body charged with improving the country’s housing stock has built over 80 affordable homes in Welwyn Hatfield.

Pupils in Panshanger have hit the nail on the head with their prize-winning language project.

An award-winning sculptor will donate some of his work to Welwyn as a tribute to the area’s Vincent Van Gogh links.

This week’s Pet of the Week is reliable old tabby Bella, who lives with avid Welwyn Hatfield Times readers Chetna and Devi Jankowicz.

Digital Edition

Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder

Newsletter Sign Up

Welwyn Hatfield Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories


Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards