London news: Police launch appeal after aggravated burglary in east London


olice have launched an appeal following an aggravated burglary in east London.

Officers were called to Great Galley close in Barking on May 20.

It was reported that a man entered a residential home in the street.

After entering the home, the man threatened a woman inside with a knife, the police said.

Commenting on the incident, the Met Police said: “The woman managed to fight off the intruder and sustained minor cuts to her arm.


“Officers investigating the incident would particularly like to speak to anyone who was in the Great Galley Close, Renwick Road or Choats Road area between 02:30rs and 04:30hrs on May 20.”

Anyone who has dash cam or CCTV/ring doorbell footage that has been motion triggered by a man passing by or entering a garden.

If you have any information, call police on 101, quoting CAD 882/20May.

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