Burglars on motorbike try to break into Hatfield bakery

PUBLISHED: 17:33 12 February 2019

Two men on a motorbike attempted to break into Simmons Bakery in Hatfield. Picture: Google Street View

Two men on a motorbike attempted to break into Simmons Bakery in Hatfield. Picture: Google Street View

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Police are appealing for information and witnesses after two men tried to burgle Simmons Bakery in Hatfield by smashing the glass door.

The men tried to break into Simmons Bakery in The Parade, St Albans Road East between 12.37am and 12.40am on Thursday, February 7.

They were riding a motorbike and kicked the bakery’s glass door, then tried to smash it with a tool, before they were disturbed by staff and rode away.

The driver of the motorbike is described as wearing a white full-face crash helmet, a dark jacket and light-coloured trousers or jeans.

The pillion passenger is described as approximately 5ft 8in tall, wearing a black full-face crash helmet, black trousers and white trainers or shoes. He was also wearing a black jacket described as being a shiny material, or possibly leather.

The motorbike is believed to be a trials/scrambler bike which is red at the front.

Det Sgt Christopher Ross, from the Welwyn Hatfield Local Crime Unit, said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and might have seen what happened, or saw suspicious activity, to get in touch.

“In particular, I am keen to speak to a member of the public who we believe was cycling past at the time.

“If this was you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as you could have useful information that will help us.

“If you can help, please get in touch on 101 or through email at christopher.ross@herts.pnn.police.uk quoting crime reference 41/12475/19.”

You can also report information online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.

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