Tendring: Spate of three burglaries in Clacton and Harwich prompts police appeal

Just one in 10 burglaries in Colchester and Tendring have been solved by Essex Police, according to

Just one in 10 burglaries in Colchester and Tendring have been solved by Essex Police, according to new figures - Credit: Eastern Counties Newspapers

Police in Tendring are appealing for information following three recent burglaries in the district.

A burglary was reported to police on October 19 which occurred at Rosemary Road, Clacton. The victim was asleep on his sofa in the lounge when he was awoken as a man entered via an unlocked door and removed a Samsung galaxy tablet. The victim described him as white, stocky build, aged late teens to early thirties, with a ginger moustache and balding ginger hair at the front of his head. He was wearing a grey hoody top with an electric blue coloured body warmer over the top.

Dc Louise Nellist from Clacton CID is asking members of the public to help identify the man or if they’ve seen the stolen property.

Between 5pm on October 31 and 10am the following day a burglar entered an address in Main Road, Harwich, via a window and stole two mobile phones as well as damaging the kitchen window lock and mixer tap. They stole a black HTC Desire 5 and a white Apple iPhone.

DC Nellist is again appealing for any witnesses to the incident and if anyone has been offered these phones to buy. Contact her at Clacton CID on 101.


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In a burglary in Anson Close, Dovercourt, Harwich on October 29 suspects have entered by smashing a rear conservatory window. There was a messy search and electrical items and jewellery was stolen to the value of hundreds of pounds.

Anybody with information please contact Pc Matt Delabruyere, Clacton CID on 101.

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