Nottinghamshire Police are investigating a report that a 20-year-old man was threatened with a machete whilst holding his child at his home in Ruddington.
Officers were called to Leys Road at around 8.30pm on Saturday (10th March). They state: “It’s believed three masked men forced entry to the house before taking cash, jewellery and a Ford KA car. The suspects were dressed in black and were wearing masks so we don’t have a description of them; however we believe that a dark coloured vehicle was also involved.”
Officers say enquiries are now underway into this terrifying incident – and are urging anyone who thinks they may know who was responsible to come forward as soon as possible.
If you have any information you’re asked to ‘phone Nottinghamshire Police on 101 – quoting incident number 822 of 10th March 2018 – or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
UPDATE: 13th March
Rushcliffe Police are warning that, in the early hours of this morning, another property was broken into in Ruddington – this time on Musters Road. They reveal “The offenders entered the premises by breaking a ground floor window at the rear, and stealing the occupants black Toyota RAV4 with keys.”
If you have any information on this latest incident you’re asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 000081-13032018.
Crime Prevention Officers advise: “Please keep car keys out of sight or easy access overnight. And if possible keep your vehicle in a locked garage or behind locked gates when not in use. Also use a good quality steering wheel lock as an added deterrent.”