Police have released an e-fit of an offender who stole an elderly man’s wedding ring during burglary in Bletchley.
The image release relates to an incident where an 82-year-old victim was targeted while home alone in Middlesex Drive at about 8pm on April 4th.
The victim noticed a number of men in the rear of his property so picked up the landline phone to call for help. At this point, one of the offenders confronted him and pulled the phone cable out of the wall.
The group of three offenders then threatened the victim before pulling a gold chain from his neck and his wedding ring from his finger.
The offenders then also searched the rest of the house for about twenty minutes before leaving the property with a large amount of other items of jewellery.
An e-fit has been released of one of the offenders in the group. Two other offenders were involved in the offence
PC Christopher Bigg said, “The offender in the e-fit is a white man, in his late teens to early twenties, about 6ft 1ins, clean shaven and slim. He was wearing a black baseball cap, a long sleeve black shirt, black trousers and black trainers with white stripes.
There were two other offenders who carried out the burglary. The first is a white man, in his early to mid thirties, about 5ft 4ins and slim. He was wearing a dark coloured baseball cap with a multi coloured checked face covering that went up to just under his eyes. He was also wearing a light coloured long sleeve checked shirt, blue jeans which had signs of wear and blue trainers with three white stripes down the side. He was carrying what appeared to be a 10in screwdriver
“The second offender is a white man, in his late teens or early twenties, over 6ft and slim to athletic build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, a black face covering that went up to just under his eyes, a black long sleeve top, black trousers and black trainers with white stripes
“The offenders may have used an alleyway that leads into Cornwall Grove where a getaway vehicle might have been parked.”
Anyone who may have any information relating to this case can call 101 quoting reference ‘43170098153’.