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Police launch witness appeal following aggravated burglary in Chesham

| August 12, 2015

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Throughout Monday 10th August 2015 several attempts were made by men to enter flats at Tom Scott House in Pearce Road, Chesham.

Between 7.30pm and 7.45pm the three offenders entered the communal area of the block of flats and approached the victim, a man aged in his twenties, and forced him to hand over keys to a flat. He was forced to the floor during the incident and sustained minor cuts to his hands.

During the incident one of the offenders removed what appeared to be a knife from his waistband.

All of the offenders were Asian. The first is aged in his twenties, stocky with a muscular build, with dark hair, a dark goatee beard, had a gold tooth and was wearing a T-shirt and jeans.

The second offender is aged in his early twenties, tall, slim, and was wearing a grey hooded top and grey trousers.

The third offender, who is believed to have had the knife, is aged in his late teens, shorter and was wearing a dark-coloured hooded top.

They entered the property and searched the flat. Nothing was stolen.

Det Sgt Paul Cossey, from Amersham Local CID, said: ‘I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw anything suspicious in the Pearce Road area at the time of the incident.

If anyone has any information which could assist enquiries please contact police.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident that could help with their enquiries to please call the 24 hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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