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Family threatened with knives in Basildon burglary
3:23pm Saturday 26th January 2013 in News
A FAMILY were threatened with knives as burglars entered their home and demanded money.
Two men entered the house in Clay Hill Road, Basildon, through an insecure door at 7am today.
They then threatened adult members of the family with knives and demanded money, which the occupants refused to hand over.
The two men, who are described as black and were both wearing hats and had scarves covering their faces, fled the house empty-handed and were seen getting in to an older-shaped Vauxhall Astra.
The car was driven by a third black male and headed along Clay Hill Road away from Basildon town centre.
Police are urging anyone who saw suspcious behaviour in the area or has any information about the incident to call Basildon CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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