Detectives are appealing for help to trace three burglars who stole gold jewellery in a raid on a house in Leicester. The men, whose identities were masked by hoods and scarves, entered the property, in Kingston Road, Evington, on Friday, May 10, threatening its two occupants and assaulting one of them. They stole a quantity of Asian gold jewellery, including necklaces and bracelets, and some imitation jewellery. The incident happened at about 1.40pm. Officers want help from the public to find those responsible. Witnesses reported seeing the suspects leave the scene in a black C Class Mercedes. The suspects were all white and spoke with Eastern European accents. One is described as being between 30 to 40 years-old, about 5ft10in tall, of medium build, with short black hair which was brushed forward. He had a slim face and was unshaven. He was wearing a black cotton jacket, dark jeans, woollen fingerless gloves and a scarf which covered his neck and lower part of his face. The second suspect was in his early to mid 20s, about 5ft 8in tall and of slim build. He was wearing a red hooded top which had white writing on it. The hood was pulled up over his head. The third suspect is described as about 5ft 8in tall and of medium build. He was wearing a grey hooded top, baseball cap and a scarf which covered the lower part of his face. Detective Constable Ivor Messiah said: "The victims were left quiet shocked by the incident. One of them was assaulted during the incident and received minor injuries." He added: "The vehicle the suspects made off in following the incident was parked in Kingston Road at its junction with Evington Road. "We would urge anyone who saw three men acting suspiciously in this area last Friday afternoon to contact us. "We would also like to speak to anyone who recognises the suspects' descriptions, have you heard any rumours about the incident and who may be responsible, if so please contact us." Anyone with any information is asked to call the police 101 number.
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