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Description issued following Redditch burglaries
1:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013 in News
DETECTIVES have issued a description of a man they want to trace in connection with two burglaries in Redditch.
They happened on Monday, October 14.
The first was between 10am and 3pm in Woodside Avenue, when a panel in the front door was kicked in, causing £200 damage.
Items stolen included a white Apple iPad 3 worth £400, a jewellery box and various items of jewellery and a glass bottle containing £250 in £1 coins.
At about 3pm a witness saw a man running from Woodside Avenue to a car parked in Birchfield Road.
He is described as 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins tall, with a rounded stomach, and wearing a black leather waist-length jacket, grey jeans, and a flat black cap.
The car was described as a bubble shaped hatchback and was about 10-years-old.
The other burglary was on Birchfield Road and happened between 2pm and 4pm, when the glass was smashed in a panel in the kitchen door, and an internal door was also forced, causing a total of £1,000 damage.
An Amazon Kindle e-reader worth £110 was stolen, along with a silver chain and locket worth £100.
Witnesses or anyone with information, including anyone recognising the description of the man and the car, are asked to contact Redditch CID on 101 quoting incidents 345-s-141013 or 369-s-141013.
Alternatively people can ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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