A woman called police following a burglary in Coggeshall.

Braintree and Witham Times: Woman alerted police after finding her house burgled Woman alerted police after finding her house burgled

A widespread police search was carried out after a burglary in Coggeshall.


Police were called at about 5.50pm on Monday following reports of a break in at a home in St Anne’s Close.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “A woman phoned the police after she returned home and found a man acting suspiciously.

“She believed he had been in her house.

“A burglary had occurred at the premises and the rear door had been forced, but it appears nothing had been taken.”

The suspect is described as white, about 5ft 8, of medium build and carrying a bag.

He was wearing a chequered hat, grey jacket and blue trousers.

Police undertook house to house enquiries.
Braintree CID is continuing to investigate.

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11:16am Wed 22 Jan 14

keith_l says...

So the news is not that the house was burgled, but that the homeowner called the Police?
So the news is not that the house was burgled, but that the homeowner called the Police? keith_l

10:03am Thu 23 Jan 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

keith_l wrote:
So the news is not that the house was burgled, but that the homeowner called the Police?
Ah; you are so right keith_2.

The big question though is 'What did she call the Police'?

I do hope we don't have another Plebgate in the making.
[quote][p][bold]keith_l[/bold] wrote: So the news is not that the house was burgled, but that the homeowner called the Police?[/p][/quote]Ah; you are so right keith_2. The big question though is 'What did she call the Police'? I do hope we don't have another Plebgate in the making. OMPITA [Intl]

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