Man hurt trying to stop Burton Latimer break-in

A man was injured as he tried to prevent a burglary in Burton Latimer.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 5:22 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 6:28 pm

The man disturbed three youths who had forced entry to the rear of a property in Churchill Way at about 5.45pm on Thursday, April 11.

One of the three threatened the man with a screwdriver, inflicting a scratch to his arm as the trio made their escape.

The offenders are described as three white teenagers, all aged between 16 and 19.

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The first was about 5ft 8in, of average build with blond hair. He was wearing a black baseball cap and a black scarf across his nose and mouth.

The second was also about 5ft 8in, smaller than his accomplice, and wearing dark clothing including a baseball cap and scarf.

The third was 5ft 8in, slim and wearing a black tracksuit with a scarf and baseball cap.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111.