Student from Beijing tells of ‘panic’ since Hatfield burglary

PUBLISHED: 15:07 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:07 22 April 2013

Wang Dawei at his home

Wang Dawei at his home


A STUDENT who travelled to the UK to learn says he has endured sleepless nights after being targeted in a burglary.

Wang Dawei, 27, discovered thousands of pounds worth of electrical items, clothes, and food had been stolen from his Hatfield home on Saturday when he returned from a shopping trip.

The Beijing native said: “I never thought this could happen before [it did], to be honest I can’t sleep, I’ve just had a few hours of sleep.

“I feel a bit panicked I can’t really focus on sleep.”

Soon after The University of Hertfordshire student called officers to his Mosquito Way flat at 5.20pm they searched the area and discovered a suspect.

Joel Macaulay, 20, of Essex, has been charged with burglary.

He appeared at Hatfield Remand Court on Monday and was given bail with conditions.

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