Police appeal: Aggravated burglary, Middleton

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Middleton on October 2.

police-stockIt occurred around 9pm on Sunday 2 October 2016 when three masked men forced entry to a property on the Ring Road. They threatened the 29-year-old female occupant with what is described as a machete and made demands for money and jewellery.

The suspects made off with an amount of cash, jewellery, electrical items and the victim’s black Audi S3 Quattro VRM LX14 VDE. The victim was not injured.

The suspects are described as black males wearing puffa jackets, with hoods up and their faces covered. They were wearing dark clothing and gloves.

DC Jenness of Leeds District CID said:

“Clearly this was a frightening experience for the victim. I would appeal to anyone who may be able to help identify the suspects, or who has any information about the incident to come forward.

“I would also ask people to think back to if they saw anyone acting suspiciously on that Sunday evening, and who may have seen the described vehicle driving away from the area to come forward. Information can be passed to Leeds District CID via 101, quoting 13160545227 or alternatively to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”