Police hunt for thief who struck at Portsmouth ice cream van

WANTED A ''CCTV image of the man police want to question
WANTED A ''CCTV image of the man police want to question
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THIS CCTV image of a man suspected of stealing £120 from an ice cream van in Portsmouth has been released by police.

The owner had parked at an industrial unit at Portsmouth Enterprise Centre in Quatremaine Road and was working when the thief struck.

Police said the suspect entered the industrial unit and leaned in through one of the van’s open windows.

He snatched about £120 in cash before fleeing between 5pm and 5.45pm on Friday.

Police probing the crime have now released the CCTV image of the suspect.

The thief is thought to be in his 30s.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Portsmouth CID on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 where information can be left anonymously.