Burglar steals £11,000 from safe after tying up Hampshire arcade worker
AN ARCADE worker was tied up by a burglar who stole £11,000 in an early morning raid.
The burglary happened at the Golden Touch Amusements which is located on Above Bar Street in Southampton at around 6.50am yesterday.
A man entered the arcade and approached the lone member of staff who was then tied up and £11,000 was then stolen from the safe.
The staff member was not injured during the incident.
In a statement, Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed anything, or anyone acting suspiciously in the area around this time.
‘Officers would also like to identify the man pictured who can be seen wearing a distinctive camo pattern coat with a hood. He was also wearing sunglasses.
‘Do you know this man?’
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44190209006, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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