CCTV images released after men armed with baseball bat and knife raid house in Clacton

Police would like to speak to this man in connection to an aggravated burglary in Clacton Picture: E

Police would like to speak to this man in connection to an aggravated burglary in Clacton Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

Two men armed with a baseball bat and a knife forced their way into a house in Clacton and stole a safe containing jewellery.

Police have released a CCTV of a man they wish to speak to about the terrifying burglary which happened shortly before 9am on Saturday, August 11 at a house in High Street.

According to a spokesman for Essex Police, after forcing their way into the house one of the intruders demanded cash from the occupants.

The pair fled the scene with a safe containing jewellery.

The spokesman added: “The four people who were in the house at the time were not injured”


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A 22-year-old man from Clacton was arrested on Thursday, August 30, on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

He was released on bail until September 20, pending further enquiries.

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Anyone who recognises the man pictured is asked to call DC Hollie Hughes at Clacton CID on 101 quoting reference 42/115630/18.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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