Tuesday, April 16, 2024

E-fit released after cop assaulted following burglary

POLICEpurfburg have released an efit image of a suspected burglar in connection with an incident in Wood Avenue, Purfleet on Friday, April 4.

A man was seen at 4.55pm to climb over a fence and force open conservatory doors. Police were contacted and the suspect was seen in Watts Crescent and chased in to Watts Woods. The suspect assaulted the police officer and made off. He dropped a rucksack containing some of the items stolen in the burglary, although some remain outstanding including gold Gerrad watch, a silver Ebel watch and some jewellery.

The suspect is described as white, aged in his mid to late 30s, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build, with short shaven hair and wore a dark blue top and bottoms, grey tanned beanie hat and was carrying a bright blue rucksack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Paul Singleton at Grays CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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