CCTV images of Hope Valley intruder

Police are seeking the assistance of the public to help identify a man as part of an investigation into a Hope Valley break-in.

About 12.15pm on Thursday 24 October, a woman aged in her 60s arrived at her John Ramsay Circuit, Hope Valley home and confronted a man inside her home.

The intruder stole an amount of jewellery and ran from the premises. He was armed with a knife and the victim received minor injuries during a scuffle. She was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Police set up cordons in the area while Police Dog Havoc conducted a search, but the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, aged in his 20s, 170 cm tall, slim build, wearing a cap, shorts and had a jumper tied around his waist.

A man matching that description was captured on CCTV nearby and police are seeking the assistance of the public to identify him.

Anyone with information that may help police identify the man pictured is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

If you see this man please call 131 444 immediately.

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