Two women charged following aggravated burglary in Kensington

Two women have been charged in connection with an aggravated burglary in Kensington earlier this week.

At around 8pm on Monday, 11 December, it was reported that two females caused damage to a home on Malvern Road and shouted racist abuse at the occupants.

At around 3am on Tuesday, 12 December, it was further reported that two females broke into the same property and caused damage and stole numerous items.

Mia Maylor, aged 19, of Kirkby, has been charged with two counts of burglary with intent to cause damage; theft; racially/religiously aggravated assault occasioning actual bodily harm and assault occasioning a person actual bodily harm.

Morgan Burke, 19, of Kensington, has been charged with two counts of burglary with intent to cause damage; assault by beating; assault occasioning a person actual bodily harm; racially/religiously aggravated assault occasioning actual bodily harm; racially/religiously aggravated common assault/beating and theft.

They have both been remanded to appear at Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and St Helens Adult Remand Court on Wednesday, 13 December.

Detective Inspector Darren Taylor said, “No one, no matter what their background or religious beliefs, should be assaulted, threatened, or subjected to any form of intimidation or violence.

“Please be reassured that we thoroughly investigate these reports and will be relentless to bring offenders to justice.

“We also have Operation Assure in place, which focuses on preventing and reducing burglaries specifically in the Liverpool area.

“We are determined to keep reducing burglary offences and the harm this causes in our communities and we will proactively act to pursue offenders.

“We encourage people to come forward if you know anything about suspected burglary and the sale of stolen goods where you are. We’ll act on all information provided.

“We will continue to work proactively with communities and our partners to keep this going.”

To report a burglary or a hate crime, you can call 101, DM @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If, for any reason, you do not wish to report a hate crime to the police, the independent charity Stop Hate UK to run a 24/7 confidential helpline for all victims of hate crime on 0800 138 1625 or www.stophateuk.org You can also download the Stop Hate UK reporting app on Google Play or the Apple App Store.

Across Merseyside, there are also a number of third-party reporting centres including fire stations, citizens advice bureaus, and hospitals.

Click here for advice and protection against burglary: https://www.merseyside.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/protect-home-crime/

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