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Appeal for witnesses following burglary at an address on Washington Road, Portsmouth

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary on Wednesday afternoon (11 August) at an address on Washington Road.

At approximately 12.30pm, two men knocked on the door of a property offering the occupant sunglasses for sale. One of the men then entered the property and stole a purse which contained around £100 in cash.

He then ran out of the house in the direction of Sterling Street.

No-one was injured.

Police would like to speak to a man in connection with this incident. He is described as:

White Short of medium build Dark hair Speaking with a local accent

Do you recognise this description? Did you see or hear anything in the area around the time of the burglary?

Perhaps you have dash cam, CCTV or Ring Doorbell footage from the area at the time of the incident?

If you have any information that may assist police in their enquiries, contact 101 quoting reference 44210319714.

Alternatively, go online and submit information via this link: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/.