Armed robbers threaten woman during late night raid
A LATE night armed robbery took place in Woodley last week and police are appealing for witnesses.
Around 10.30pm last Tuesday, a woman in her 60s was threatened by a knifewielding thief.
Two offenders broke into a house on Hurricane Way.
One man searched the house while the other threatened the woman by pointing the knife to her.
However, the offenders fled believing that the police had been called and nothing was stolen.
Thames Valley Police said that the offenders are described as both being male in between 25 and 30.
One was around 6ft tall, with a medium build, dressed in a navy blue hooded top with a bandana or scarf covering his face.
The other was described as being around 5ft 4ins, with a medium build, dressed in a grey hooded top and dark jeans.
Investigating officer Detective Constable
Robert Simpson-Jones, of Force-CID at Newbury station, said: “This was a scary experience for the victim in this case.
“We are appealing for anyone who believes they may have some information relating to this to come forward.
“Any amount of information would be helpful with our investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote reference number 43180263850.
Reports can be made online at www.thamesvalley. police.uk or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.