Police appeal for help after botched burglaryÂ
POLICE are searching for three men who attempted toÂ breakÂ into a shop with a crow bar before making off empty handed.
Hampshire police have releasedÂ three CCTV images following the botchedÂ burglary at Spar in St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, at about 2.45am on Monday August 20.
After failing to gain entry, the menÂ left the scene in an old, dark-coloured Jeep, travellingÂ the wrong way down Cuthbert Road, which is one-way street.
And following the release of CCTV imagesÂ police Â are keen for the public's help.Â Â
Police have said the first man wasÂ white, agedÂ 20-25-years-old with a slim build. He had brown hair, short around back and sides andÂ was wearing dark, slim-fittingÂ jacket andÂ jeans.
The second man policeÂ are on the lookout for is described as white with a large build.Â He was wearing a black baseball cap, which was covering his face, and a royal blue jumper.
The third man is also described as white agedÂ 18-25-years-old with a medium build.
He was wearing a camouflage hat, a black, ribbed body warmer and dark Adidas tracksuit bottoms.
Police said in a statement: '˜We are aware that the CCTV images are not of the best quality, however we think if you know these three people, you may recognise them.'
Anyone with any information shouldÂ contact policeÂ on 101, quoting reference number 44180314734.