Two men force their way into 28-year-old mother’s home in Ilford

16:04 06 February 2013

Two men forced their way into the home of a 28-year-old woman while she was at home with her young child.

The incident happened at about 6.15pm last night in Jasmine Close, Ilford.

The two men, both white, broke the front door’s security chain and forced their way into the house.

Both men spoke broken English.

One man armed with a metal pole waited with the victim downstairs while the other man searched the first floor for valuables.

After ten minutes they fled towards Uphall Road.

The first suspect is described as white, of thin build and was wearing a brown checkered scarf, black hat, black tracksuit and black gloves.

The second man was of thin build and wearing a brown checkered scarf.

He wore a black hat, blue jeans, grey hooded top and black gloves.

Anyone with information should call Det Sgt Dave Bonnyhood at Ilford Burglary Squad on 020 8345 2680 or if you wish to remain anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Latest Ilford News Stories

19 minutes ago
Award winning volunteer Violet Pace at Haven House.

The longest-serving volunteer of a charity providing care to sick children and their families was honoured at a glitzy awards ceremony earlier this month.

Redbridge Town Hall

A High Court judge has criticised Redbridge Council social services bosses over their handling of a case involving a two-year-old girl who may be taken from the care of her mother.

Anum Iqbal, 5 making a halloween hat at Redbridge Library Fabula Festival.

A celebration of the arts brought a vivid splash of colour to the borough’s busiest library this weekend.

On Sunday afternoon, members of the church in in Aldborough Road North, Aldborough Hatch, spent two hours peeling four large sacks of onions. Credit: Ron Jeffries

Members of St Peter’s Church shed tears this weekend as they undertook preparations for the annual Christmas market this November.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists


£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now