Portsmouth police issue CCTV appeal after handbag and car keys stolen from Somers Town flat

POLICE are searching for a man to help with an investigation after a flat was broken into.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 3:18 pm
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 3:19 pm

Officers are appealing to the public to help identify a man they want to speak to after a flat in Sedgley Close, Somers Town, was broken into on August 24 and a handbag and car keys stolen.

In CCTV released by police, the man is wearing a dark hooded jumper, dark trousers and a face mask.

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Police want to speak to this man after a burglary in the early hours of the morning on August 24. A flat in Sedgley Close, Somers Town, was broken into, and a handbag and car keys were stolen from inside. The car was not stolen. Picture: Hampshire police

A 43-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of burglary but he has been released with no further action.

A police spokesman said: ‘We are now asking for your help in identifying the man pictured.

‘Perhaps you recognise the clothing, the tattoo on the neck, or the bike that the man is pictured with?

‘Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44200324551.

‘Alternatively, you can contact the charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org

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