30th March 2020

Police appeal following attempted burglary in Taunton

Avon and Somerset Police are releasing a description of a man they’d like the public’s help identifying following an attempted burglary in Taunton.

The incident happened at 8.05pm last Friday (16/2),

A man entered a property on Hamilton Road, threatened the occupants and demanded money before leaving empty-handed.

The man is described as white, aged in his 30s, about 5ft 10ins, of slim build with short dark hair.

It’s believed he may have some writing tattooed on the back of his neck.

He was wearing jeans and a T-shirt.

Anyone who recognises the description of the man, or who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time of the offence, is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5218036002.