Knife raider forces way into house and steals cash

POLICE are appealing for information after a man wielding a large knife forced his way into a house.

POLICE are appealing for information after a man wielding a large knife forced his way into a house.

The aggravated burglary occurred in Ayloff Road, Colchester at about 11.30pm last night .

After the suspect forced his way into the property, the occupants - a husband and wife - were verbally threatened before the man made off from the premises with a small sum of cash.

The man is described as white, aged 20 to 25, of slim build, unshaven, with a slim nose and blue or green eyes.


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He is believed to have been wearing a black leather jacket, a dark grey/black scarf tucked into his jacked and a black woollen hat.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact Dc 134 Burns at Colchester CID on 0300 333 4444.

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