Witney News - Burglary Brize Norton, Oxfordshire

Witney - A view from Church Green

Advertisements

Burglary Brize Norton, Oxfordshire

Police are appealing for information after two men, claiming to be from the water board, gained access to a property in Station Road, Brize Norton at about 5.50pm yesterday (19/9).

One of the men asked the elderly resident to turn on the taps due to a burst water pipe. One of the men stayed with him to make sure he kept his hands on the tap while the other man went upstairs and searched the house.

The men left, taking with them, 2 in two pence pieces from the upstairs bedroom and the man'allet. The wallet was later found in the drive-way with around 500 missing.

Both men are white and aged in their thirties.

Investigating officer, PC Claire Sadler, said: "This was a nasty offence where an elderly person has had money stolen. I would urge anyone who may have seen these people near the property, or anything suspicious in the area at the time, to contact the police."

Anyone with any information should contact PC Sadler at Witney police station via 0845 8 505 505, or if you don't want to talk to the police or give your name, call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

Posted : 20/09/2007 17:10:23

Other recent Witney news items


Snow and bin collections in West Oxfordshire

Bin collections cancelled Tuesday 12 December Due to the icy road conditions there is no bin collection service in West Oxfordshire today (Tuesday 12 December) this includes bulky househ...[more]


Snow and West Oxfordshire District Council services

Due to snow and icy road conditions, there is a limited bin collection service in West Oxfordshire today, Monday 11 December. West Oxfordshire District Council hope that any outstanding collections...[more]


New streets recall historic Witney figures

A new housing development in Witney will feature streets named after individuals who have had a major influence on the town. The West Witney scheme, the first phase of which is now under way, will...[more]


To view the full Witney Blog, click here