Police appeal for footage following burglary in Stoney Stanton

Detectives investigating a burglary in Stoney Stanton are appealing for anyone with doorbell or CCTV footage to come forward.

It happened at an address in New Road between 1.30pm and 3.30pm on Monday (11 January). The occupants were not in the property at the time.

Cash was taken along with jewellery and power tools.

A pet crow was also stolen and has not yet been located. The bird, which has white feathers under its wings, does not fly.

Officers believe that more than one person was involved.

A pet crow was stolen during the burglary

Detective Sergeant Fraser Macintosh, from Hinckley and Blaby CID, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who has footage of men acting suspiciously in or around New Road on Monday afternoon.

“This could be either from a video doorbell or CCTV you have installed at your address. I would also like to speak to anyone who saw men knocking on doors in the area.

“Any information you can provide could help our investigation.”

You can pass on information online by visiting

https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/ and quoting reference 21*18355.

Alternatively call 101.

  • A 47-year-old man has been charged in connection with this incident. William Wallace, of Leicester Road, Market Harborough was charged with burglary dwelling and theft and is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 13 January)

  • A 54-year-old man from Leicester arrested by police has been released on bail. A 39-year-old woman from Leicester who was also arrested has been released with no further action

Leicestershire Police News 13/01/2021