Burglary in St Ives

Police are appealing for information relating to a burglary at a property in Trelawney Avenue, St Ives.

The incident took place at around 4.45am on Sunday 17th July, when the owner of the property, a woman in her 60’s was disturbed by a noise and discovered a man in her bedroom attempting to steal from her handbag.

The suspect fled from the scene and nothing was taken. The victim was left shaken but unharmed. It is believed that the suspect gained entrance via an unsecured door.

The suspect is described as a slim male, 5”10 tall and wearing a white t-shirt. Police are asking people to ensure that their doors and windows are secure, especially during such warm weather.

If you have any information that could help with this investigation, please contact the police by email at [email protected] or by calling call 101, quoting crime reference CR/048570/16.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

More information about keeping your home secure can be found on our website: www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/prevention-and-advice/your-home

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

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