Resident disturbs armed intruders

May 30 2018

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information after a householder disturbed two men entering his Kingswood home.

It happened at about 3.30pm on Tuesday May 15 in Southey Avenue. The householder came downstairs to find two men in the hallway. 

Both men were said to have been carrying poles or bats, but no threats were made towards the householder and they made off immediately on being disturbed. 

Nothing was stolen, no one was hurt, and the men made off in a small metallic blue van.

One man was described as about 5ft 9ins tall, stocky and wearing a blue hooded top, a tan baseball cap, black jogging bottoms. He also had a bandana over his mouth. The second man was of a similar height but slim.

Officers have carried out house to house enquiries in the area and information has been sent out through Neighbourhood Watch.

Anyone with any information which could help the investigation is asked to get in touch through the police website,, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5218105556.

Alternatively ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.