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Appeal after attempted burglary in Wandsworth

News   •   Jan 20, 2017 06:00 GMT

Detectives in Wandsworth have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an attempted burglary in Putney.

The incident happened between 03:50hrs and 04:20hrs on Saturday, 29 October while a family slept inside their home in Rusholme Road.

CCTV outside the property showed the suspect getting in and out of a car belonging to the family.

He was later seen walking around the home trying the doors and windows and looking an opportunity to break in. He left with a coat taken from the boot of the car.

The suspect [ref: 233907] is described as a white man, aged in his 20s with short brown hair and stubble. He was wearing a dark coloured jacket, jeans and dark trainers.

PC Dan Ingram, from Wandsworth CID, said: "Whilst the family were sleeping, the suspect appeared to try to break into their home and then left the scene with a woman's coat. We are keen to identify the man in the footage so we can speak to him about the incident. We would also urge anyone who witnessed the theft to contact us."

Anyone with information or any witnesses are urged to call police via 101 or on Twitter @MetCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.