Two men wanted after attempted Colchester burglary

Police are investigating the incident

Police are investigating the incident

Two men attempted to burgle a house in Ipswich Road, Colchester this week.

Thieves tried to force open a rear door of the property sometime between 9am and 1.20pm on Monday March 23.

One suspect was wearing a light grey hoody with black stripes on the arms and the other a navy blue hoody.

Investigating officer Dc Pete Coley said: “I am asking anyone who saw these two men in the area around Ipswich Road to call me as their locations prior to and after the incident may be vital in identifying the offenders.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dc Coley at Colchester CID on 101. People can also give information to the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via an Anonymous Online Form at