Man threatened at knife-point in aggravated burglary in Colchester

Police have found a missing girl. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

Police have found a missing girl. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

A victim was threatened at knife-point after a man entered a property in Colchester yesterday.

Police are appealing for information about the aggravated burglary which took place at a property close to Berechurch Hall Lane.

A man entered the property through an open front door at around 1.20pm and was challenged by the occupant and left.

He returned minutes later armed with a knife and threatened the man with a knife before leaving empty handed.

The victim was not injured in the incident.

The suspect has been described as being white, aged in his late teens, with dark hair and facial hair.

It is believed he wore a blue parka jacket with fur around the hood and a blue Puma hooded top.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Colchester CID, quoting crime reference 42/15190/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 5555111.

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