Would-be burglar disturbed during raid

A SURPRISED resident disturbed a would-be burglar during an early morning break-in.

Police are appealing for information about the incident, which occurred on Friday at a house in The Tanyard, Bassingbourn.

The home-owner came downstairs at about 7am and discovered the male offender in his living room, causing him to drop a computer screen run off into the garden and away from the house.

Nothing was missing from the home.

Detective Constable Andy Bates, who is investigating the incident, said: “This burglary happened first thing in the morning and the offender is likely to have been seen as he made off.

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“I would urge anyone who recognises the description to call police.”

The offender is described as white, in his teens, small build and was wearing a blue hooded top, a dark cap and black gloves.

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Anyone with any information should call DC Bates on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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