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Police investigate Great Ayton burglary


2:30pm 5th March 2012

Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary in Great Ayton, near Stokesley.

It occurred at a house on Rose Hill at 8.30pm on Friday 2nd March 2012, when two men entered a house through the unlocked front door, while the resident was ta home.

The thieves shouted abuse at the woman, before stealing her handbag, containing money and other personal items. The burglars also stole a gold bracelet and gold rings.

The victim suffered a minor hand injury, which did not require medical treatment, when she tried to stop the men taking her handbag.

When the thieves left the house they headed towards the doctor’s surgery, where it is believed they got into a car.

Both suspects are described as Asian, aged in their late teens or early twenties, around 6ft tall with stocky builds. At the time of the incident they were both wearing dark coloured clothing.

Detective Constable Lee Allenby, of Northallerton CID, said:

“This burglary has naturally left the victim feeling very shaken by the experience.

“I am urging anyone who can help to identify the men responsible for this crime to contact the police or Crimestoppers straight away.”

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. Press option 2 and ask for Lee Allenby.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12120033872.


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