Would-be burglar may be injured after Plymouth incident
A MAN who tried to break into a basement flat may have injured himself, police said.
Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the man, who may even have needed medical attention after trying unsuccessfully to get into the property in Napier Terrace, Mutley, to come forward.
They are particularly keen to speak to two men who were walking near by and are believed to have stopped and spoken to the offender.
Some witnesses have already come forward, but police are appealing for any others to make themselves known.
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The attempted break-in happened shortly after midnight on Saturday.
The attempted burglar is described as white, 5ft 10 to 6ft in height, slim build, with short, dark, spiky hair and aged 20 to 25.
The man was wearing a pink long-sleeved shirt, which had a blue logo or stripe starting on the right arm and stretching half way across the chest.
He was last seen walking in the direction of Mutley Plain.
Police want anyone with information about the man, or the incident, to call the force's non-emergency number 101, citing reference EC/13/1570.