North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a sneak-in burglary that occurred in Scarborough.
It happened in the Cornelian Avenue area of Scarborough at around 2.30pm on Saturday 23 April 2022. The homeowner was working in the garden of his property when a man gained entry into the kitchen. The homeowner found the man, who ran from the property and made off in the direction of Filey Road on a dark coloured mountain bike. Thankfully the homeowner was unharmed, but his wallet containing cash has been taken.
Officers have been conducting enquiries in the local area and are requesting the public's assistance to help identify the suspect in this case. He is described as white, in his early to mid-twenties with a heavy build, black hair, a round chubby face and around 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall.
They are requesting local residents who have CCTV or doorbell cameras in the Cornelian Drive, Cornelian Avenue and old Filey Road area to please check for any footage of a man who fits this description, who seen to be riding a dark coloured mountain bike in the local area between 1-3pm.
If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask to speak to DC Stephen Johnson. You can also email [email protected] Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220068518
Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.