Search

Masked burglars threaten Brentwood man, 75, in own home

13:43 29 May 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses

Archant

Two masked intruders threatened a 75-year-old man at his home and stole cash and watches worth thousands of pounds.

The two men got into a house in Firsgrove Crescent, Warley, at around 5.40am on May 25, through an insecure back door.

They then threatened their victim before stealing two watches, one of which was a Rolex, and money.

Det Con Patrick Snape of Brentwood CID said: “The victim disturbed the intruders who were inside his home. They threatened him before making off with the watches and the money. The man was not injured but was left shaken up after the incident.”

The men were described as both white, aged 20-30 years old and both wearing balaclavas.

Both were wearing navy blue tops, black trousers and trainers.

Anyone with information should call Det Con Patrick Snape on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read more:

‘I feared for my life’ - cab driver speaks after ‘gunpoint’ robbery

Havering woman, 23, punched in face during violent robbery feared she would be killed

Man charged with Harold Hill robbery of woman in 60s

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 21:07
James Smith performing on day two of the 2015 Havering Show

The downpour failed to dampen spirits at the second and final day of 2015’s Havering Show.

Yesterday, 12:00
Deanine O'Connell with her son Danny and daughter Grace

A mum-of-two has explained how First Step helped her son, who has autism, become “the happiest child you could have”.

Yesterday, 10:00
Cllr Melvin Wallace at Hornchurch War Memorial

Missing names of servicemen and women who gave their lives during the First World War are to be added to Havering’s war memorials.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Flying Ryan stunt team receive a hot reception

Jousting, stunt motorcyclists and performing pooches were just some of the entertainment offerings at the first day of the Havering Show today.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder