Colchester: Image of man wanted over attempted burglary released by officers

Efit of man wanted over attempted burglary in Colchester

Efit of man wanted over attempted burglary in Colchester - Credit: Archant

DETECTIVES have released an image of a man wanted in connection with an attempted burglary.

The suspect and another man were attempting to force open a rear door with a jemmy in Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, when they were disturbed by the home owner They fled empty-handed and made off in a car parked nearby.

The incident happened at about 3.30pm on January 23.

Investigating officer Dc Sarah Corrigan said: “The victim said that both the suspects looked very similar and he thought that they might be related to each other.

“We know they arrived in a vehicle that was left parked nearby but we do not have a description of that vehicle. All we know is that it left in the direction of Ipswich Road rather than towards the town.

“The man in the efit picture was about 5ft 8in tall, aged between 25 and 30 and of average build. He was described as having a long face, red cheeks and short blond hair. He was wearing a light coloured hooded top and black chinos.

“The other man was also aged 25-30, taller, of athletic build and also had short blond hair. He was wearing a navy blue jacket.”

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Any witnesses or anyone who can identify the men should contact Dc Corrigan at Colchester CID on 101.

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