Police appeal after Southsea burglary

A laptop, mobile phone and cash were stolen as part of a burglary in flats at Southsea.

Police have released CCTV images of a man entering the self-contained flats above The Jolly Sailor Pub in Clarence Parade.

CCTV of burglar
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the burglary Credit: Hampshire Police

He came into the building through a first floor window using an external fire escape sometime between 8.55pm and 9.30pm on Sunday, August 4.

He tried several door handles before gaining entry to at least three flats.

CCTV of burglar
Police are looking for witnesses and anyone who recognises this man Credit: Hampshire Police

Det Con Charlie Cox said: "This was an audacious series of burglaries committed during a very short period of time. The offender can be seen to be wearing very distinctive shorts. Have you seen this man? Do you recognise him?"

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