Burglars threaten woman and child with a knife in their Portswood home in Southampton

Daily Echo: E-fit of one of the suspects. E-fit of one of the suspects.

BURGLARS broke into a house and threatened a woman and her young son with a knife.

Officers have released an efit image of one of the gang suspected of burgling a home in Thackery Road, Portswood, Southampton.

He threatened a woman and her seven-year-old son with a knife and spade, demanding money.

One of the men was wearing a gas mask while the other wore a hood covering his face.

Nothing was taken during the incident on April 13, but as the men left the home one of them hit the 25-year-old woman’s arm with the spade. She was not seriously injured.

The suspect is white, in his late teens, slim, with ginger hair and wearing a grey beanie hat with a blue Nike tick.

He also wore a bright blue puffa-style gilet, long-sleeved black t-shirt, dark jeans and Nike trainers with a blue tick and white soles.

Anyone with information can contact DC David Wheeler at Bitterne Police Station on 101, via hampshire.police.uk or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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7:18pm Mon 28 Apr 14

Red Eyes says...

Little c###s
Little c###s Red Eyes
  • Score: 15

7:45pm Mon 28 Apr 14

Huey says...

Southampton earning its well deserved reputation for home invasions along with rape and traffic jams.
Southampton earning its well deserved reputation for home invasions along with rape and traffic jams. Huey
  • Score: -2

9:15am Tue 29 Apr 14

ilikepotatoes89 says...

Huey i think your right but now maybe add murders to that too.

51 year old unexplaind death two men arressted!!! fed up with how foul peoples attitude has become towards life and other people.

It was better wen we gad gang wars atleast then all the stupid people wre fighting each other and not picking random people to kill or hurt or emmotionally fxxk up.

Lets hope some order retyrns soon its getting pathetic!!!!
Huey i think your right but now maybe add murders to that too. 51 year old unexplaind death two men arressted!!! fed up with how foul peoples attitude has become towards life and other people. It was better wen we gad gang wars atleast then all the stupid people wre fighting each other and not picking random people to kill or hurt or emmotionally fxxk up. Lets hope some order retyrns soon its getting pathetic!!!! ilikepotatoes89
  • Score: 2

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