Police hunt man caught up a ladder trying to break into house in King’s Lynn

Police are appealing for information. Picture: Ian Burt.

Police are appealing for information. Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

A burglar ran off after a householder caught him up a ladder trying to break into their property.

Police are appealing for information about the attempted burglary, which happened in Kings Lynn.

The occupant of a property in Langland, off Gayton Road near the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, was disturbed by a noise at approximately 3.55am on Saturday, April 7.

When they went to investigate they discovered a man outside the property standing on a ladder attempting to gain access an upstairs window.

The suspect, who is described as a white male, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and wearing black hooded top with black jogging trousers, ran off from the scene.


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Anyone who may have seen a man acting suspiciously in the area around the time stated, or anyone with information, should contact Det Con Larissa Foreman at Kings Lynn CID on 101.

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