CCTV video shows burglary of £3,500 worth of audio equipment from an arts centre

CCTV shows burglary of £3,500 worth of audio equipment. Credit: Met Police

CCTV of a burglary at an arts centre has been released by police after £3,500 worth of audio equipment was stolen.

Detectives from Tower Hamlets borough have issued CCTV footage of a man they wish to identify and speak to in connection with a burglary at an arts centre.

On Wednesday, April 20 police were called at around 9:00am to a report of a burglary at Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets.

The burglary is believed have occurred between 6.20pm on Tuesday, April 19 and 8:30am on Wednesday, April 20.

Over £3,500 worth of audio equipment was stolen from the property.

CCTV in the rear of the premises caught the moment the suspect walked into the rear of the workshop at 6.27pm on April 19.

He was seen to walk around the location and leave with the equipment.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid 30s, 5ft 8ins with short black hair wearing a black Adidas sports cap with white writing and a black and white jumper with a red hood underneath.

He wore dark trousers, blue and white trainers and a black rucksack.

Police are keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone who may recognise the man shown on CCTV.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 211958 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.