‘Devastating’ series of burglaries in Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 09:38 16 January 2017

Police are investigating burglaries in Potters Bar

Police are investigating burglaries in Potters Bar


Residents have been left devastated and angry following a series of burglaries in Potters Bar.

Police are investigating three burglaries in the town on Thursday, January 12.

One house in Rushfield and two in Shillitoe Avenue were targeted,

It is also understood that there was an attempted burglary in Wroxham Gardens last Monday.

The Rushfield victim, who had her patio door smashed, said: “We had cash, jewellery and a car diagnostic computer taken.

“It’s hard to put into words how I feel.

“Angry of course, but it goes deeper than that.

“When you’ve spent your whole life working hard to build a home and someone comes along, breaks in and helps themselves to your property, it’s devastating.

“It’s the sort of thing that you read about but never expect to happen to you.”

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