Burglars threaten victim with scissors during robbery at house in Leicester
Three men threatened a householder with a pair scissors during a burglary at a house in Leicester.
The suspects entered the house in Wintersdale Road, Thurnby Lodge, and disturbed the victim, before threatening him with the scissors and forcing him to sit down. They searched the house and took items of jewellery. The burglary happened at about 1pm yesterday. No-one was injured.
The three men left the house and walked on to St Swithins Road towards Uppingham Road.
Police are appealing for witnesses. The first suspect is white, between 23 and 35. He is about 5ft 8in tall, of medium build and was wearing a black baseball cap, a black zip up jacket and black trousers.
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The second suspect is about 16 years old, 5ft 6in tall and of chubby build. He was wearing a light grey hooded top with the hood up, light blue jeans and black trainers.
The third suspect is about 5ft 8in tall and of medium build.
All three were thought to be of Eastern European appearance.
Det Con Yassin Desai said: “I would like to speak to anyone who was in the Winsterdale Road or St Swithins Road area at about 1pm yesterday.
“I believe there may be someone out there who saw the group either before or after the incident occurred and they could have information which will help with our inquiries.
“If you were in the area and believe you could have information please get in touch. You may think the information you have is too small or insignificant, but it could really help with the investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Desai on 101.