Police hunt for burglar who stole computers from Portsmouth property

SUSPECT Polic e-fit
SUSPECT Polic e-fit

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A BURGLAR who stole thousands of pounds in cash and a computer in a break-in is being hunted by police.

The thief fled with the goods after forcing his way into the property in Oriel Road, North End in Portsmouth, through the front door.

Police investigating the burglary have not revealed exactly how much cash was stolen.

But they say it runs into thousands of pounds.

Now officers have released this e-fit image of a man who was spotted leaving the victim’s address in the hope of tracking down the culprit and bringing him to justice.

Police believe the man pictured may have visited the property in Oriel Road on another occasion prior to the burglary taking place between 2.30pm and 7.30pm on March 11.

The suspect is described as white, about 5ft 6in tall and aged between 30 and 40 with a skinny build.

He had greasy, black hair that was about chin-length, and a fringe.

The suspect was gaunt looking and had a pale complexion.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured in the e-fit or has any information about the burglary is asked to call Detective Constable Steve Kelly from Hampshire police at Fratton police station on 101 quoting crime reference number 44120099550.

Alternatively contact the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555111 where information can be left anonymously.