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CCTV released of man police want to speak to in connection with slashing of historic paintings

Police believe this man may be able to help them with their investigation. Credit: Suffolk Police

Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to in connection with an incident where four historic paintings were slashed at a town hall in Suffolk.

The pictures at Eye Town Hall were damaged at some point over the Easter weekend and a fire extinguisher was also let off.

A man was caught on camera climbing the scaffolding outside the building and it's thought he then broke into an upstairs room.

The paintings were slashed over the Easter weekend. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Officers are now keen to talk to a man who was seen on CCTV outside the front steps of the town hall on Sunday 1 April at 10:20pm.

He was wearing baggy trousers and a coat with a florescent logo.

Police believe he may be able to assist with their investigation, and have asked anyone who recognises him, to contact them.