Appeal for witnesses following a burglary in Warrington Date published: 9th February 2017 8.26am

Officers are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at an address on Hanover Street in Warrington.

At 9:50pm on Friday 3 February 2017, a man forced entry into a house and threatened the occupant, assaulting her and fleeing the scene.

The victim did not suffer any serious injuries but was left shaken by the ordeal.

The offender is described as 5’10” tall, of slim build, in his early 20’s and wearing dark clothing. It is possible he was accompanied by another man.

PC Kartikay Agravat said: “I am keen to trace those responsible for the incident and I am urging anyone with any information that can help with our enquiries to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 978 of 3 February 2017.”

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.