Occupants assaulted after robbers break into Wellingborough flat

Three men broke into a flat in the early hours and assaulted the occupants before escaping with cash and a mobile phone.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 12:47 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:43 am
Police are appealing for any potential witnesses to get in touch

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery which took place between 2.30am and 3am yesterday (Tuesday) when three men forced entry to a flat in Eskdale Close, Wellingborough.

They assaulted the occupants and stole items including cash, a mobile phone and keys.

A police spokesman said: “Officers would like to speak with anyone in the area at the time who saw any suspicious activity or vehicles.

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“The first offender is described as a 19 to 21-year-old, 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in, slim black man with very dark skin, very short curly hair.

“The second was a 20 to 24-year-old black man with a beard, thick, messy afro style hair and the third a very slim, light-skinned black man over 6ft, 19 to 20-years-old.

“They all had London accents.”

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.