As investigations continue into an aggravated burglary in Carlisle, police are asking for witnesses to help trace the suspects.
On Monday 17th November, two men wearing balaclavas entered a house on The Nook, Belah Crescent, and stole money and jewellery.
- Anyone who may have seen two men in dark clothing at, or around, a driveway between 167 and 177 Scotland Road, between 5pm and 6pm on 17th November.
- · Anyone who can provide details of a Ford Flatback pick-up truck which was seen heading into Carlisle twice, going past between 167 and 177 Scotland Road at both 4:50pm and 5pm, and then out of town at 6pm. Police are also asking for the driver of that vehicle to make contact with the police as they may have information that could be of use to the investigation.
- Appeal for the driver of a silver Landrover, which was coming out of the junction of Beechwood Avenue, Carlisle, and turning right onto Scotland Road at 6:55pm, to make contact as they may be a valuable witness just after the burglary.
“I would like to thank the public for their help in this investigation so far, and I hope someone will be able to help us trace the suspects by providing this valuable information. As previously stated these type of incidents are thankfully rare in Cumbria, and the victims continue to be supported by their family, and are in close contact with our officers.”
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Jewellery has been recovered following an investigation into an aggravated burglary in Carlisle.
According to police between 6.30pm to 6.50pm on 17th November, two men wearing balaclavas stole cash and jewellery from a house on The Nook, Belah Crescent.
The men left and took with them a Sports Direct bag, similar to the one in the photo. Some pieces of jewellery were found close by which could indicate that the they ran onto Scotland Road close to Bargain Booze. A ring worth £500 is yet to be found.
The first man is described as a white male aged between 45 and 55, around 5ft 9 inches to 6ft tall and he was wearing dark clothing.
The second is described as younger than the first man, around 5ft 9 inches to 6ft tall and also wearing dark clothing. One of the men may have had a tear to his jacket.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident and anyone with information should contact police on 101 or the charity Crimestoppers.
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Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Carlisle last night (18th December)
Two men wearing balaclavas entered a house in Belah Crescent yesterday evening and demanded money from a 45-year-old woman and her 21-year-old daughter.
Superintendant Justin Bibby, from Cumbria Police, explains more below: