Suspected burglar on the run in Welwyn Garden City

DESPITE a massive manhunt, a suspected burglar is still at large tonight (Friday). Around 15 police units, including the force s helicopter were searching around the Heronswood Road and Salisbury Road area of WGC at 1pm today. The door window of one house

DESPITE a massive manhunt, a suspected burglar is still at large tonight (Friday).

Around 15 police units, including the force's helicopter were searching around the Heronswood Road and Salisbury Road area of WGC at 1pm today.

The door window of one house in Salisbury Road was also smashed in.

One onlooker said: "The police asked me if I had seen a man aged roughly 20, running away.


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"I don't know what it is but I have never seen so much police in all my life."

Another homeowner added at the time: "Police went through my back garden. They are obviously looking for someone, but I haven't seen anyone here."

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However a police spokeswoman told the Welwyn & Hatfield Times this evening that no one has yet been arrested.

Welwyn Hatfield chief inspector David Newsome, said: "We are continuing to search the local area and are currently following a number of lines of enquiry.

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