Posted: Thu 25th Jan 2018

Police appeal for witnesses and information following a series of burglaries in Flintshire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 25th, 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses and, or information following a number of burglaries in Flintshire over the past few days, police aren’t linking the offences.

Auden Close Ewloe.

Officers from South Flintshire policing team are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at Auden Close in Ewloe. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The burglary took place around 4.10pm on Tuesday, January 23 when two men were seen stealing a Black VW Golf. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police say “It would appear that the offenders turned up at the location in a small blueish or grey Punto style car, did you see this car in the area?” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Contact 101 if you have any information quoting crime reference RC18008472. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Old Warren Broughton.

An appeal for witnesses has been made following a burglary at a property on the Old Warren in Broughton. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

it took place sometime between 9.40am and 4.30pm on Wednesday, January 24 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A window was forced open at the address, thieves went on to steal property from the house. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson for South Flintshire policing team said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“A number of the properties in that area have gardens that back onto the A55 Eastbound and it’s unknown at this time if the offenders have used that way to go to the location so we are appealing to any persons who may have seen anything suspicious in that area and in the area of the Old Warren. The area is popular with local runners and cyclists so were you in that area yesterday?” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Contact 101 if you have any information quoting crime reference RC18008984 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Hawarden Road Caergwrle.

Police are investigating a distraction burglary in Flintshire this week where three men claimed they had lost a kitten to gain access to an elderly couple’s house. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers say the three males turned up at the couples house on Hawarden Road in Caergwrle, near to the junction of Rhyddyn Hill, sometime between 8.30pm and 8.45 pm on Monday evening. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

They told the couple they had lost their kitten and searched the house stealing property as they went along, police also say the thieves tried to hide their faces while they carried out the crime. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Distraction burglary in Flintshire – elderly couple targeted by thieves claiming to be looking for a lost kitten ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Officers have now released a CCTV image of a male who is not a suspect but may be able to help, he is seen walking down Hawarden Road at around the time of the offence on Monday, January 22 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson said: “As he walks passed the victims address, two males dressed all in black, and suspected to be involved, are directly across the road from him. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This male looks at them. I appreciate that it’s not the best picture in the world, but is this you? Were you walking home or going to the pub on Monday night, we’d love to speak to you.  Just to confirm the male in the picture isn’t a suspect we need his help.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

North Wales Police

If you know anything about this incident please contact Police as soon as possible om 101.” Crime reference RC18008146 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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