Appeal following robbery at house in Basildon

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Basildon.

It was reported that at around 6.30pm on Tuesday January 11, two men went to a property in Ghyllgrove Close claiming to be delivering a parcel.

Once the occupier opened the door to them, they pushed past.

They searched the property, taking a quantity of money and jewellery.

The first suspect is described as a white man with a tanned complexion, aged in his 20s and slightly taller than 5ft 1ins. He was wearing a yellow/green and white coat similar to a high visibility jacket with his hood up, a black scarf covering the bottom half of his face and wearing gloves.

The second man is described as slightly taller than the first man and he was wearing a similar coat.

Anyone who witnessed part of the incident or saw people acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the incident should contact police on 101 and quote crime reference 42/9094/22.

Anyone driving in the area at the time is asked to check their dash cam to see if they have captured any footage that may help police enquiries.

You can submit a report online at or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Mick Ferris

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