Man disturbed trying to break into home

The attempted burglary happened in East Stockwell Street in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The attempted burglary happened in East Stockwell Street in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A man ran off after being disturbed when attempting to break into a property in Colchester this morning.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the attempted burglary, which happened between 8am and 9am at a home in East Stockwell Street in the town.

The man, who was described as white, around 5ft 6in tall, aged in his late teens to early 20s, of a slim build with brown hair, was seen attempting to force his way into the property.

He was wearing a navy blue puffer-style jacket, blue jeans and white trainers.

Anyone who was in the area around this time and saw a man matching this description or any suspicious activity is asked to contact Dc Tim Harris at Colchester CID on 101.


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Information can also be reported to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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