Detectives release image of man they want to identify in connection with two attempted burglaries in Witherley last month

Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 12 January 2022

LEICESTERSHIRE POLICE detectives who are investigating two incidents in Witherley, near Atherstone, have publicly released an image of a man they want to identify.

The man detectives want to talk to (Image: Leicestershire Police)

Both of the incidents took place in Witherley on Sunday, 12 December.

The first incident happened between 11.40pm and 11.45pm, where the masked man had tried the front door of the property based on Hunters Walk.

He was successful in opening the front door, but nothing was taken from the property.

The man then attempted to open the front door to another nearby property, located on Hunt Lane, but he was unsuccessful.

Jill Turner, an Investigative Support Assistant from Hinckley CID, who investigating the cases, said: “I’d like to speak to the man pictured as I believe he may have information about both of these incidents.

“If that person is you – or you know who he is – then please get in touch.”

Anybody with details about either incident can inform officers by calling the non-emergency police number of 101, quoting reference 21*722028 about the Hunters Walk incident, or 21*722038 about the Hunt Lane incident.

Alternatively, these crimes can be reported on the Leicestershire Police website – linked here – using the same crime references.

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