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Police launch fresh robbery appeal
Thursday, 02 August 2012
POLICE are hunting two men over an attempted robbery.
They smashed their way into a house in Southend Road, Wickford, while a terrified 18-year-old pregnant woman was there.
The attempted burglary happened at 12.30pm on May 9 and police are still searching for the pair.
Investigating officer, DC Andy Rowley, said: “This was a very frightening experience for this young woman, who was thankfully unharmed during the incident.
“They made off empty-handed when they saw the victim was home but £600 damage was caused to the door.”
The first suspect is described as 18 to 19-years-old, clean shaven and 5ft 5ins tall.
He was wearing a jacket with two pockets, a dark woolly hat, white Nike trainers and latex gloves. He was also in possession of a knife.
The second suspect is white, aged about 18 to 19 with black hair and 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins. He was wearing a grey hoodie, dark jeans and black trainers.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Rowley at Basildon target offender team on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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