Double burglary in Welwyn Hatfield road

PUBLISHED: 15:22 28 January 2019

Burglars struck twice in this Welham Green road on the same night. 
Picture: Google Street View

Burglars struck twice in this Welham Green road on the same night. Picture: Google Street View

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Burglars smashed their way into two homes in the same Welwyn Hatfield cul-de-sac on the same evening.

Police were called at 8.09pm on Friday, January 25, to reports of a burglary at a property in Welham Close, Welham Green.

The break-in occurred between 6.40pm and 8pm.

Burglars got in through a rear patio door which was smashed with an unknown object.

They then ransacked the house.

The victim, a man in his 30s, is still assessing what has been stolen, but it is believed jewellery and cash have been taken.

On the same night, police were called at 10.04pm following a burglary around the same time.

Similarly to the first break-in, burglars smashed the rear patio door and made a mess inside the house.

•Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 41/8276/18 for the first burglary and 41/8308/18 for the second.

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