CCTV Appeal: Sneak In Burglary, Broadgate, Ossett

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Police are issuing images of a man they wish to speak with in connection with a burglary in Ossett.

Wakefield District CID would like to speak with anyone who recognises or has information about the man following a break-in at a house on Broadgate in Ossett on Wednesday July 24.

It took place between 3.40pm and 4pm after a suspect sneaked into a property while the elderly householder was outside gardening.

On returning inside, she found the male in her property.  He then fled, headed towards the golf course on Queens Drive.

 Detective Inspector Gaynor Hancock of Wakefield District CID, said: “The victim in this case was understandably very upset by the offence and shocked to find a sneak thief in her home.  We have been pursuing enquiries in the local area, but need to speak to this male in connection with the incident.

“Anyone who has information about the offence or who can identify the man pictured is asked to contact Wakefield District CID on 101 referencing crime number 13190377184.

“Information can also be given online at or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”


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