Appeal for information after an attempted burglary – Winslow
An attempted burglary has been reported in Winslow in the early hours, Wednesday morning (29/11).
At around 3am the resident of a home on Avenue Road heard noises outside and looked out to see that someone was trying to force open a ground floor window.
The householder shouted at the offender, who then ran from the property in the direction of an alleyway to the rear. The offender did not get in and was disturbed before any damage had been done.
The offender, believed to have been a man, was wearing dark clothing, but there is no other description.
Please take a moment to review your own home security. Make sure doors and windows are locked when you go out, or when you go to bed. Make use of you alarm if you have one and check that any outside lighting is working.
Make sure that anyone acting suspiciously is reported to the police on the 24 hour number 101, or 999 in an emergency. Try to note their description and details of any vehicle they may be using.
Further crime prevention advice can be found on the Thames Valley Police website.
If you have any information in relation to this crime please call DC Gemma Howe from Aylesbury Police Station on the 24 hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43170358049.
If you don’t want to speak to the police or give your details you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or report it online.