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CCTV appeal to find serial burglar who targeted 79 year old's home four times in five months

Do you know who this is? Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace after a 79 year-old was burgled four times in less than five months.

The Elderly man has been targeted in his home four times since April this year. Credit: North Yorkshire Police

He went into the elderly man's house in the village of Cliffe near Selby, while he was asleep on Monday.

CCTV shows him searching through the victim’s belongings and trying to cover up the CCTV cameras before he left with the victim’s Apeman wildlife digital camera and two Blink home security cameras.

There were two burglaries in August Credit: North Yorkshire Police

It is absolutely appalling that this vulnerable elderly man has been targeted in his home four times since April this year.

There were two burglaries as recently as August, where on both occasions the suspect has used the ATM at Sainsbury’s in Selby to take out cash from the victim’s account.

We remain determined to do everything we can to bring those responsible for these offences to justice and we are asking for the public’s help to identify this burglar to hopefully prevent a further occurrence.”

– Investigating Officer PC Tony Morton of North Yorkshire Police