Appeal for witnesses following burglary in Marston

Alert message sent 12/05/2021 16:31:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Between 8pm and 8.30pm on Monday 10 May, three men wearing balaclavas attempted to force entry to several properties in Arlington Drive, Fairfax Road and Rippington Drive, Marston.

The men are believed to have travelled through the back gardens of multiple properties bordering the Exeter Sports ground and later exited into the field near Fairfax Avenue.
Nothing was stolen.

The first offender is described as a black man, in his twenties and athletic build. He was wearing a black balaclava and blue latex gloves.

The second offender is described as a black man, in his twenties. He was also wearing a black balaclava and red gloves.

The third offender is described as a black man, in his twenties and of medium build. He was wearing a light grey tracksuit bottoms, a black puffer jacket and white shoes.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Archie Coyne based at St Aldates police station, said: “This incident took place in a residential area near to a field and it is likely that a number of people were walking past. I am keen to hear from anyone with any information that could assist with this investigation.

“You can get in touch using our online form or by calling 101 with reference number 43210200770.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800 555 111.”

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