Three boys broke into woman's house in Northampton after knock at the door

A group of boys fled a Northampton home after the owner called the police.

Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 11:03 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 12:08 pm
Police were called after a woman heard noises upstairs in her house in Blackthorn

Police were called to an address in Wysall Road, Blackthorn at 1pm yesterday (Tuesday) after a woman heard noises coming from the upstairs shortly after a knock on the front door.

She went to answer the front door, but found no-one there.

While in the front porch she heard noises from upstairs and immediately called the police.

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She then saw three boys climb over her fence and run away. An upstairs landing window was open.

The burglars are described as white, 16-years-old and all with slims builds and short hair. One of them was wearing a grey hoodie.

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.