Neighbour disturbs burglars in Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 10:26 26 October 2017

Sherwood Avenue, Potters Bar.
Picture: Google Street View

Sherwood Avenue, Potters Bar. Picture: Google Street View


Burglars targeted a home in Potters Bar before being disturbed by a next door neighbour yesterday evening.

A police spokesman said: “Between 7.25pm and 7.40pm on Wednesday, October 25, offenders gained access to a home in Sherwood Avenue, Potters Bar, and carried out an untidy search inside.

“They were disturbed by a next door neighbour and made off.”

“Enquiries are on-going at this stage and anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency 101.”

When you call, police ask that you quote crime reference J3/17/1505.

You can also report information online at

•Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at

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