Offender breaks door to gain access to property in High Wycombe

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary in High Wycombe.

On Thursday, 4 August between 1.20 and 1.30pm, two women were at home in High Wycombe when an unknown man entered their property.

The male first damaged the front door of the home in Thorne Road, Lane End and then after gaining access to the property, he began rummaging around the resident’s personal items.

Two of the occupants were home at the time, a woman in her sixties and a woman in her forties, and investigated the noises. When the women disturbed the man, he ran away from the property.  Nothing is believed to have taken during the incident.

The offender is described as white, between 5ft 11ins and 6ft tall, and had dark hair. He was wearing a bright pink long-sleeved button shirt and a white surgical mask.

Investigating officer Sergeant Harry Gehnich, based at High Wycombe police station, said:

“I am appealing to anyone who has any information about this incident to come forward. If you saw or heard anything suspicious in the area around this time, please get in touch.”

You can contact Police by using their online reporting form, quoting reference number 43200240763, or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

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