Man arrested after Welwyn Garden City burglary

PUBLISHED: 17:15 18 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:15 18 August 2018

Part of Brocket Road, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Google Streetview

Part of Brocket Road, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Google Streetview

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A burglary in Welwyn Garden City took place last night (August 17) while the occupants were still in the house.

Police are investigating a report received at 10.18pm of the burglary in Brocket Road.

Several suspects are believed to have fled the scene in a dark coloured car that had been outside the property.

They drove off in the direction of Wheathampstead.

Immediately after the incident, police searched the area, but nobody was traced and no arrests were made.

However, police have told the Welwyn Hatfield Times that the circumstances around the incident are being looked into as part of an ongoing investigation by detectives who are supporting the victims.

This afternoon (August 18) a man in his 70s was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area last night or who has any information at all about it is asked to contact police via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/28572/18, or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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