Police Appeal - Suspicious Incident In Northleach

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Police Appeal - Suspicious Incident In Northleach

Police in Cheltenham are appealing for information after a suspicious incident in Northleach.

The incident happened at around 7.30pm yesterday, Thursday September 27, at the property of a 70-year-old woman in Fortey Road.

She had been sitting in her front room with a friend when they heared a noise at the rear of the property.

They went to check and saw that a bedroom window had been forced open and a man was standing on a public footpath outside.

He claimed to be from the Neighbourhood Watch and claimed a neighbour had been broken into and that he needed to check the victim's property.

She allowed him into the house and he left shortly after.

Although nothing was taken police are keen to speak to anybody who may have witnessed this incident or has any information to get in touch.

The man is described as white, in his 40s, around five-foot-tall and spoke with an Irish accent.

He was with a boy who is believed to be his son and he is described as white, around 14 years-of-age, five-foot-tall with dark hair. He also spoke with an Irish accent.

Anybody with any information on this incident is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 0845 090 1234 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident 470 of September 27.

Posted : 28/09/2007 16:25:40

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