Man who detained woman in a Stanford-le-Hope church wanted for burglary attempt (From Thurrock Gazette)
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Man who detained woman in a Stanford-le-Hope church wanted for burglary attempt
POLICE are looking for a man suspected of attempting to burgle a house in Orsett - soon after he had detained a woman in a church.
The man attempted to break into a house on Grosvenor Road, Orsett on Monday, December 16.
It is thought the same man locked a woman in St Margaret's Church, Stanford-le-Hope at around 3pm on the same day, speaking with her at length before leaving when someone else arrived at the church.
An Efit - put together with the help of the woman who was locked in the church with the man - has been released by police.
He is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, slim, athletic build, dark hair, with grey flecks, cut very short and aged around 40-45 years. He also had broad shoulders, prominent cheek bones and dark coloured eyes.
The man is also suspected of committing various other offences.
Anyone with any information that can help identify the man is asked to contact Dc Adam Stallard, at Grays CID on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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