The Brewhouse and KitchenÂ in Southsea Terrace was burgled sometime between 4am and 9am on Wednesday, November 14.Â
A man entered the premises and caused Â£10,000 worth of damage and stolen various items, including items of sentimental value from the residential area of the pub.
The pub, which was formerly the White Horse, is currently undergoing renovation before its grand opening.Â
Brewhouse and Kitchen in Southsea have launched their own appeal to find the man, offering the reward of free pints for a year.Â
In a post on its Facebook page, the pub's staff wrote: '˜A man broke in to our lovely new brewpub on Wednesday 14th November, and there was theft and damage up to the value of Â£10K.
'˜The police are investigating.
'˜Brewhouse & Kitchen is offering a reward of a free pint every day for a year to the first person to positively identify this man.
'˜Once identified we will also make a donation to the Royal Navy.
'˜Please DM us or email [email protected] with any information '“ and if you could share this post it so we can catch this man would be much appreciated!'Â
The police have released an image of a man who they and the pub would like to identify as part of the investigation into the burglary last week.Â
The suspect is described as:
- White man
- Slim build
He was wearing black glasses or goggles, black jacket, black trousers, black baseball cap, red and white neck scarf, red backpack and black shoes.Â
If you have any information, please contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number 44180427373.
In an emergency, call 999Â
Brewhouse and Kitchen bought the iconic White Horse pub on Southsea Terrace earlier this year and the Southsea venue is set to be the chain's second location in Portsmouth.Â
The chainÂ which now has 22 pubs across the country, openedÂ the Brewhouse andÂ Kitchen in Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, in 2013, after it took over the former Wetherspoon pub The White Swan.Â