Police appeal after aggravated burglary in Crossgates, Scarborough

Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Crossgates, Scarborough.
Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Crossgates, Scarborough.

Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Scarborough.

At about 8.30pm on Thursday, 29 November officers were called to a report that two men, described as wearing balaclavas and holding small black handguns, had entered a property in Crossgates, Scarborough.

They shouted at two women who were in the property at the time, and removed all phones and car keys before leaving.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “This is an extremely concerning incident, and an extensive investigation is ongoing to identify those responsible.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information about those involved, is urged to contact 101, select option 2, and ask for Scarborough Serious Crime Team.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote reference 12180222994 when passing information.