Wallet is stolen in Banbury burglary


Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses after a wallet was stolen from a house in St Leonards Close, at around 7pm on October 31 after a woman knocked on the door and asked to use the toilet.

The offender is white, around 5ft8ins, slim build with short blonde hair and aged in her mid to late twenties.

Det Con Darren Pomroy from Force CID at Banbury police station said: “We are keen to speak to a lady who handed in the stolen identification cards from the offence to Banbury police station at approximately 1.40pm on Sunday, November 1. We would like to speak to this lady in relation the recovery of this property.

“Remember if someone uninvited comes to your door check their ID is genuine before letting them into your property and if you do not feel comfortable inviting them into your home you are able to refuse them entry.”

Anyone with information regarding the stolen wallet or who saw anything suspicious around the time of the incident contact Det Con Pomroy on 101 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 27-year-old woman from Banbury has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.