Burglar flees Norwich home empty handed after being disturbed

A man wanted back in prison was hiding under his bed before being arrested by police in Great Yarmou

A man wanted back in prison was hiding under his bed before being arrested by police in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Archant

A suspected burglar fled empty-handed after being disturbed by the occupants of a home in Norwich.

It happened at an address on Ruskin Road around 9.30pm on Friday March 15 when a suspect forced entry to the property.

It's believed the male offender was disturbed by the occupants and made off empty-handed.

The suspect was described as being white; around 5ft 7inches tall, of a broad build, and was wearing a black puffa style jacket, a black beanie hat and black jogging bottoms.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area around the time stated.


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Anyone with information should contact T/Det Con Dave Block from Norwich CID on 101 quoting reference 36/17683/19 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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