19/12/2017

Two Attempted Robberies and a Burglary on Broughton Avenue in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after a man attempted to carry out two robberies at Sainsbury’s and Martins McColl’s Shop, both on Broughton Avenue in Middlesbrough.

The incidents occurred on Friday 15th December between 7:20am and 7:30am.

It is believed the same man then broke into The Viking Hotel on the same street at around 7:30am and over £100 was taken.

The man believed to be responsible is described as being a late teen or in his early 20s, of slim build, around 5 ft 5” – 5 ft 6” tall and he was wearing a dark coloured hoodie which was tied tight around his face, dark trainers and dark tracksuit bottoms which had diagonal stripes on the back of them. 

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Police Staff Investigator Sarah Hamilton on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.