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Man threatened with knife during aggravated burglary

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary in Colchester, Essex.

Location of aggravated burglary in Colchester Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man knocked on a door in Almond Way sometime between 3.30pm and 3.45pm on Saturday 16 May and threatened the 51-year-old occupant with a knife.

He forced his way into the property and stole a mobile phone and £60 cash before leaving.

Police have described the suspect as a white man, about 6ft 4ins tall and of strong build. He had short black hair, a moustache, and wore a black leather jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone who saw the man in the area at the time is asked to call Dc Danielle Markoutsis at Colchester CID on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or

Teenager in serious condition after attack in town centre

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was attacked in Stevenage town centre.

An 18 year old man was attacked following an argument with two other men outside Primark in the town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning. During the incident he sustained a wound to the stomach.

Officers say the injured man had earlier been involved in an argument with two men in Flava night club and they'd like to speak to these two men. They have been described as a black man about 6ft 1in tall with dread locks, and a mixed race man with afro style hair.

The injured man was taken to the Lister Hospital, where he remains in a serious, but stable condition.

We are urgently seeking anyone who witnessed this incident or was in Flava or the town centre at this time. If you saw the incident, and/or the events prior to it, please contact me as soon as possible.

– Detective Sergeant Mark Clawson



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