Appeal after theft at petrol station in Southsea

Officers would like to speak to this man Credit: Hampshire Police

Police are renewing an appeal for information about the theft of a chip-and-pin card reader at a petrol station in Southsea. CCTV from the Shell station on Goldsmith Avenue shows a man police would like to speak with about this crime, which happened on the morning of Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

Crime Desk Investigator Rod Jebb said: "Take note please of the tattoos on the left arm of the suspect. There was no violence but this behaviour did cause considerable inconvenience to the petrol station."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Fratton Police Station by phoning 101. Mini-com users can phone 01962 875000. Alternatively, call the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous. If you suspect a crime is in progress, always call 999.