Masked intruders steal cash from Marsh Lane home

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MASKED intruders forced their way in to a home near Eckington and stole cash.

Police are appealing to witnesses to the burglary which took place at a house on Bramley Road in Marsh Lane between 5pm and 5.30pm on Thursday December 29.

A 49-year-old man opened his door to two men who pushed their way into the house. The intruders had their faces covered.

One wore an orange workman’s coat, a purple baseball cap, green wellingtons and gloves.

He was about six feet tall and of big build.

The second man was of slimmer build and shorter. He wore a dark coat and gloves. Anyone who has any information about the burglary should contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.