Park Gate neighbour chases off would-be burglar

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A NEIGHBOUR chased off a man who tried to break into a home.

Police are appealing for information after the incident in Botley Road, Park Gate, at around 1.30pm on Thursday.

A neighbour saw the incident and chased the suspect away empty-handed.

The burglar was in his mid 20s, between 5ft 9in and 6ft tall and of a medium build.

He was wearing beige coloured shorts and a short-sleeved top with a collar and possibly blue horizontal stripes.

Detective Constable Chris Davies, from Fareham police station, said: ‘I am appealing for anyone with any information about this incident to come forward.

‘I would urge anyone with any information, no matter how small, to come forward and speak to us as your information could be significant and could help us find the person responsible.’

Pass information to Det Con Chris Davies at Fareham police station by phoning 101.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.