Volkswagen Golf and Xbox among items stolen in 4am burglary in Portsmouth street

A CAR and expensive electronic goods were stolen in a burglary in Portsmouth.

By Richard Lemmer
Thursday, 1st October 2020, 11:32 am
Updated Thursday, 1st October 2020, 1:58 pm

A Volkswagen Golf and an Xbox games console were among the items taken during the burglary in Lichfield Road, Copnor, at 4am on Saturday, September 26.

Police posted on social media to appeal for information about the crime, specifically asking to speak to anyone who may have seen the stolen car.

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Police are investigating a break-in in Lichfield Road. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

The post continued: ‘We are appealing for information after a car was stolen from an house in Portsmouth.

‘Police were called after a house in Lichfield Road was broken into just after 4am on Saturday 26 September.

‘The keys to a silver Volkswagen Golf were taken, along with a pair of Hesh 3 headphones, an Xbox, Sony camera, two watches, and a dark blue Kona mountain bike.

‘We are keen to speak with anyone who may have information about the burglary, or who may have been offered any of the above items for sale.

‘Officers also want to hear from anyone who may have seen the 2006-plate Golf, the last three letters on the registration plate being VTP.’

There have been no further developments in the investigation since the social media appeal on Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman from Hampshire

She added: ‘Any connection with other offences will be investigated.’

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting the reference number 44200373596.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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