Three men armed with an axe and knife force their way into Essex home

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary in Clacton. Stock picture. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary in Clacton. Stock picture. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Police are hunting three men after an aggravated burglary in Clacton early this morning.

The incident took place at an address in Polstead Way, Clacton at around 12am.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: “Three men, one armed with a knife and another with an axe, forced their way into the property at around 12am on Saturday, July 7.

“They took a wallet, money and car keys before making off.

“We do not have a description of the men but are looking for anyone who saw or heard anything to come forward”.

Officers are also looking to speak to anyone who has CCTV or dash cam footage from the area at the time.

If you have any information about the incident call Essex Police on 101 quoting incident 84 of 07/07 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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