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Police have asked for CCTV footage of the area
Police have asked for CCTV footage of the area

RESIDENTS were threatened with a BB gun as burglars raided a Calmore home last Thursday night.

Three men, one of whom was brandishing the air weapon, forced their way into the property in Oldbarn Close around 11.30pm before escaping with a haul of electrical equipment.

No injuries were reported.

Police are investigating and urging those who saw any suspicious activity to come forward. They also want to hear from anyone who might have captured any CCTV footage in the street that night.

A force spokesperson said: “We were called at 11.30pm on 1st October to reports of a burglary at an address on Oldbarn Close, Calmore.

“The victim, a 49-year-old man, reported that entry had been forced to the address by a group of men, one of whom had a BB gun with him. Electrical equipment was stolen.”

Anyone with information should contact Hampshire officers on 101, quoting crime reference number 44200381622, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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