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Appeal following aggravated burglary in Barking

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Appeal following aggravated burglary in Barking

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have seen any suspicious behaviour in the area of Great Galley Close in Barking in the early hours of Friday, May 20.

Officers were called to a residential property in the street after a report of an aggravated burglary.

It was reported a man had entered the address and then threatened a woman inside with a knife.

She managed to fight off the intruder and sustained minor cuts to her arm.

Officers investigating the incident would particularly like to speak to anyone who was in the Great Galley Close, Renwick Road or Choats Road area between 02:30rs and 04:30hrs on 20 May. 

Alternatively, anyone who has dash cam or CCTV/ring doorbell footage that has been motion triggered by a man passing by or entering a garden.

If you have any information, call police on 101, quoting CAD 882/20May.

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