Warning after attempted burglary in Coton Green

Friday, 25th March 2016

A reader has contacted us this morning to state that at approximately 3am two men attempted to break into his house.

The two men were described as 6ft ish and wearing dark clothing and he ssays it looked like a screw driver and hammer were used to try and prise the door open.

Fortunately he was alerted by noise and managed to scare them off before they made entry.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101; quoting Incident number 78 of 25/03/16 or Crime number FZ/20487/16.

You can also report crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Please be on your guard and look out for friends and neighbours. Keep your home secure at all times; even if you are at home.

The warning comes after a string of Burglaries at the opposite end of the Town recently in Lakeside.