Stowmarket burglary - e-fit issued

POLICE have today issued an E-fit likeness of two young men they want to trace after burglars stole money from a pensioner's house in Stowmarket.

John Howard

POLICE have today issued an E-fit likeness of two young men they want to trace after burglars stole money from a pensioner's house in Stowmarket.

The incident happened at the home in Hillside at about 5.30pm on Wednesday June 4, when the resident, who is in his 80s, answered a knock at the door.

He was confronted by a young man and encouraged to go into the back garden of the property to search for a football.


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While he was distracted outside the property another man got into his home and cash was stolen before both men left.

The first offender is described as a white man, 16-years-old with a skinny build, about five feet six inches tall with short light brown hair, dark eyes. He spoke with a local accent and was wearing a faded green long sleeved sweatshirt.

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The second man is white, 17-years-old, about five feet eight inches tall with dark brown brushed back hair. He also had a local accent, and an unshaven face and was wearing a long sleeved brown jumper with light blue jeans.

N Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Stowmarket CID on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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