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Appeal following Newham burglary

News   •   May 23, 2016 06:00 BST

[Image of man police wish to speak with]

Detectives from Newham Borough investigating a burglary at a commercial address have issued CCTV footage of a man they wish to identify and speak to in connection with the incident.

On Monday, 9 May, police were called at approximately 13:30hrs to a report of a burglary at Beckton Youth Zone, Beckton Globe on Kingsford Way in Newham.

The burglary was reported to have occurred at some point around 12:30hrs that day. A portable music centre was taken.

CCTV captured the moment a man was seen to approach the outside of the building, open a window and climb into the office area. The suspect then took the equipment and left the building.

The suspect [ref: 213058] is described as a medium built black man, aged between 30 and 40 years old with a short hairstyle. He was wearing a blue polo shirt with two white hoops around the chest, tracksuit trousers with a ‘Hugo’ logo on the left leg and dark trainers with white soles. 

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

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting reference number 213058, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.