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Appeal for information following aggravated burglary in Gosport

Police are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at an address in Gosport


It was reported to us that between 10.20pm and 11.20pm on Thursday 31 March, four men gained entry to a property on Waverley Path and threatened the occupant.


The victim, a man in his 80s, was held to the ground while the men searched his house.


The man was not injured. Approximately £400 cash was taken, as well as a significant quantity of foreign currency.


All four men are described as wearing black clothing and something black over the top of their heads with masks at the bottom, which could have been balaclavas.


The victim was not able to see the men’s faces clearly but believes they were all white and they were all of slim build.


One of the men was wearing a plastic black coat with vertical strips.


Officers would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen anyone matching these descriptions or anybody behaving suspiciously.


Perhaps you were driving through the area at the time and may have Dash cam footage that could assist police enquiries? Or maybe you live nearby and have Ring Doorbell/CCTV footage that may have captured the men on their way to or leaving the property?


It’s not known at the current time whether they would have been on foot or in a vehicle.


Anyone with any information that may assist police enquiries, no matter how small it may seem, is asked to call 101 quoting reference 44220127519.


Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/