|Police hunt Lionel Road North thieves|
Warning into home security following spate of burglaries
Police are investigating a burglary which took place in Lionel Rd North overnight on the 3rd/4th of February between 11.10pm and 5.30am. The victim was a female aged 54.
It is believe that the thieves gained access through a small window on the ground floor at the front of the house. They left through the front door which was found to be unlocked in the morning having been locked the night before.
There were dogs in the house but they didn't bark. The householder was asleep upstairs.
Items stolen include a yellow gold broach with three bull terrier heads valued at £40, a small crystal shaped like a diamon, gold earrings and locket, blue denim bag with picture of a bull terrier, a mobile phone (Nokia 3310) with pictures of a boxer dog on it, credit cards.
The investigating officer is PC Freya Moxham of the burglary squad who can be reached on 020 8247 5940.
Police are warning residents of certain roads in the TW8 area to be extra vigilant in making sure that their house is guarded against theives.
There have also been a number of recent burglaries in the area around Chestnut Ave, Layton Rd & Whitestile Rd. Suspects have either forced open windows or gained entry through a window which has been left open. Once inside, they have stolen handbags & cash.
A white 19 year old man with short brown hair, wearing a navy bomber jacket was spotted at the scene of two of these crimes.
For fadvice regarding home security,call the Crime Prevention Office on 8247 6423
If you have any information about the crimes described here please call the crime desk on 020 8247 6447. Alternatively if you have any information about other crimes or wish to stay anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.