Burglary Alert - Sycamore Drive

Alert message sent 02/12/2018 13:21:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

Burglary Alert - Sycamore Drive, Whitby



A sneak in burglary was reported around 2pm on Saturday 1st December.  The homeowner disturbed a male within the porch area, who left the address after stating he ‘had the wrong house’.  It was later discovered that a handbag had been  taken.
— The handbag was later found discarded in the alleyway to the rear of Chester Road/Heath Avenue with some of the contents missing.

The male was described as a white male, 5’10, aged around 30-40 years, clean shaven with short dark hair.  He was wearing a black jacket and carrying a red drawstring bag.

If you have any information regarding this crime or any CCTV or dashcam footage that you believe may be relevant please contact us:

Calling 101, quoting ref: 257430.
Via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries  

Many burglars are opportunists, so take the appropriate steps in your home to help prevent you becoming a victim of crime.

· Use automatic timers to switch on lights when you are out.
· Fit outdoor lights with  movement sensors.
· Keep valuables out of sight of windows.
· Close and lock all doors and windows when you go out .
· Keep keys out of sight.
· Lock all side and rear gates.
· Have an alarm fitted and make sure it is working correctly.
For further crime prevention advice check www.cheshire.police.uk
Message sent by
Wendy Dalton (Police, PCSO, Ellesmere Port LPU East PCSO)

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