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Knutsford aggravated burglary

By on October 15, 2011

Police seek witnesses to Knutsford aggravated burglary. Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary at a house in Knutsford on Wednesday evening are appealing for witnesses.

On Wednesday 12 October 2011 a 43 year old man was at home in Warren Avenue with his wife, and six year old son when there was a knock at the door. His wife answered it and he then heard shouting and his wife screaming.

He went into the hallway and saw two men wearing balaclavas. The men had sprayed his wife in the face with an unknown substance. One of the offenders, who had a machete, then punched him a number of times to his head and face, forcing him into the living room. His wife was also dragged into the living room.

The man′s wedding ring and his watch was taken along with his wife′s jewellery taken from her fingers.

The second offender made a search of the bedrooms they took more jewellery and made off. No vehicle was seen or heard. DS Keith Graham said: “Thankfully their son didn′t wake during the disturbance.

“The couple have been left shaken by their ordeal – we are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen anyone, or any vehicle acting suspiciously in the area of Warren Avenue between 9pm and 10pm.”

The first male is described as wearing a balaclava with eye and mouth holes.

The second male is described as wearing a fluorescent mask to hide his face and had a hooded top.

Anyone with information should contact DS Keith Graham on 0845 458 0000 quoting incident number 1057 of 12 October 2011. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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