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Police appeal for witnesses to attempted burglary
DETECTIVES have appealed for witnesses to an attempted burglary.
Two men tried to force open the rear door of a house in Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, with a jemmy.
They fled when they were disturbed by the home owner and made off in a car parked nearby.
The first man is described as about 5ft 8in tall, aged between 25 and 30 and of average build. He was described as having a long face, red cheeks and short blond hair. He was wearing a light coloured hooded top and black chinos.
The other man was also aged 25-30, taller, of athletic build and also had short blond hair. He was wearing a navy blue jacket.
The blundered burglary happened at about 3.30pm on Wednesday January 23.
Any witnesses or anyone who can identify the men should contact DC Corrigan at Colchester CID on 101.