Police search for man after attempted Newcastle burglary

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The man tried the door handle before fleeing

Police in Newcastle are looking to trace a man in relation with a burglary in Newcastle.

Northumbria Police received a report of an attempted burglary at around 12:45 am on January 22 at an address on Maling Terrace.

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It was reported that a suspicious male appeared outside of the victim’s front door and tried the handle, before being disturbed by the occupants and making off from the scene empty-handed.

An investigation is ongoing into the incident and officers have now identified a man who they would like to speak to in connection with the attempted burglary.

The attempted burglary happened at Maling Terrace (Image: Google Streetview) The attempted burglary happened at Maling Terrace (Image: Google Streetview)
The attempted burglary happened at Maling Terrace (Image: Google Streetview) | Google Streetview

He was seen in the area at the time and could have valuable information that can assist the investigation.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact police via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of their website or by calling 101 quoting crime number 008668T/22