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Appeal for information following distraction burglary - Telford

West Mercia Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a distraction burglary in Telford on Wednesday (27 March).

At around 12.30pm, two offenders broke into a property on Furnace Lane, Trench. A large amount of cash and jewellery was stolen.

It's believed prior to the offence, three males distracted staff in a shop on the same road.

The offenders are described as five men, with Eastern European accents, wearing 'smart casual' clothing. Three of them were believed to be wearing baseball caps, and one was wearing a grey puffa jacket.

If you witnessed the offence or any suspicious behaviour in the area, please call West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 298s of 27 March 2019.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

Issued: 3.30pm, Friday 29 March, HCB, Corporate Communications

Published 29/03/19