Man flees burglary in Frome

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing to the public for help after a burglary in Frome. Yesterday (19 June) Police were called to suspected burglary in progress. The incident was at a home in Longleat Close at about 11.10am.

The officer who was first to arrive at the scene detained a man at 11.40am. However he broke free and fled the scene on foot.

The man was described as white, aged between 30 and 40 and bald. He wore a black, grey and white hoody. It had light writing across the black section on his chest. He also wore blue jeans and had a handcuff on one wrist.

A member of the public called in to report disturbing a man of a similar description in nearby shed,.

Once again he fled on foot.

Despite extensive searches by officers, supported by a police dog and handler, the individual has not yet been traced.

Police continue to try to locate him. If anybody sees him please call 999 immediately,. Give the call handler the reference 5223144134.

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