Thieves leave bikes at scene of Potters Bar raid
HAPLESS burglars who broke into a house fled after being disturbed – leaving their 'getaway vehicles' outside. But don't think a flash car, capable of a speedy exit. For the thieves had left two mountain bikes behind. A police spokeswoman told the Potters
HAPLESS burglars who broke into a house fled after being disturbed - leaving their 'getaway vehicles' outside.
But don't think a flash car, capable of a speedy exit.
For the thieves had left two mountain bikes behind.
A police spokeswoman told the Potters Bar Edition the pair had forced their way into a house in Mutton Lane.
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Having put the security chain across the front door, they then ransacked the home, taking jewellery, a laptop, video and photographic equipment, video games and cash.
While still inside, the owner returned home - finding himself locked out by the chain.
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Disturbed, the burglars fled and escaped in the direction of Baker Street.
The bikes they left behind are described as a dark grey Carrera Subway mountain bike and a red, silver and black Bronx Equaliser cycle.
The burglary took place between noon and 3pm on Friday, March 27.
Police are linking it to a raid in Wyllyotts Close between 8.45am and 4pm that same day.
Here, the thieves broke into a ground-floor flat and stole a laptop.
Pc Steve Angell, investigating, said: "If anyone witnessed the incident occur, has been offered any of the items described for sale or recognises the two bikes left at the scene, we would ask that you get in contact as soon as possible."
Call police on 0845 33 00 222.