Posted: Sun 5th Jun 2016

Appeal For Information After Two Burglaries In Llanhilleth, Abertillery

This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jun 5th, 2016

Gwent Police are appealing for information following two burglaries in the Llanhilleth area this week. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The first took place on Hafodarthen Road, Llanhilleth, at approximately 3.45am on Wednesday 1st June 2016. (Log: 49 01/06/2016) ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The occupant was awoken by someone going through property downstairs in the living room . ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Having been disturbed, the occupant made their way downstairs to discover a man was escaping through the front door. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

He is described as a white male, approximately 5ft 6, slim build. He was wearing a dark grey beanie hat with two burgundy stripes going all the way around the hat. He was also wearing a dark coloured zip up jacket, black bottoms and a pair of light grey soled trainers. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The second burglary took place on Meadow Street, Llanhilleth sometime overnight between 31st May and 1st June 2016 (Log: 92 01/06/2016) ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

During the offence, a wallet containing cash and various visa cards were taken as well as a set of vehicle keys which were then used to open and search through the victim’s car parked outside his address. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The incident took place at sometime between 11.30pm on 31st May 2016 and 6.30am on 1st June 2016. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Anyone who has any information regarding this burglary is asked to call Gwent Police on 101, quoting the log number or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Advice from Gwent Police ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

– Make sure that all doors are locked and secured at all times and especially at night.
– Notify a friend or neighbour if you are going to be away from the property.
– Report any suspicious persons that may be taking a particular interest in a property
– Do not approach or question anyone that may be acting suspiciously report it to the police by ringing 999 in an emergency or 101 for general advice.
– These incidents are rare, however can be prevented significantly by following the above advice. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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