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Appeal after suspicious incidents in Dunston

16 Jan 2015 14:43 PM

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Police are appealing for information after two suspicious incidents in Dunston.

Between 9.40pm and 10pm on Thursday, January 8, an intruder was disturbed inside a house in Parsons Gardens.

He fled when confronted by the homeowner and nothing was taken during the incident.

Then at around 8pm on Tuesday evening, January 13, a man was seen hanging around the garden of the same address in Parsons Gardens. He made no attempt to get inside the house and had left the scene by the time officers arrived at the scene.

There is no clear description of the man other than he was wearing a black hooded jacket, trousers and dark trainers.

Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team are carrying out extra patrols in the area to reassure residents and carry out enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1116 080115.