Man attempted to steal TV while woman was at home with young children

Police are hunting a man who attempted to steal a television from a house while a woman was inside with her young children.

Wednesday, 4th September 2019, 9:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th September 2019, 11:45 am
Durham Police have released this photofit image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a burglary.

A Durham Police spokesman said: "The suspect attempted to remove a television from the wall while the victim was inside with her two young children. He made off from the scene when disturbed."

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The burglary occurred on Sunday, August 20, at around 7pm in Chillerton Way, Wingate, and anyone with information should call 101, quoting reference number 361 of August 20.