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Appeal for witnesses following series of dwelling burglaries in Southampton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a series of dwelling burglaries in Southampton


The first took place between 9.45pm and 10pm yesterday (23 February) at a property in Hill Lane, Southampton.


Three boxes containing jewellery and personal information were taken via the bedroom window. (Reference number 44220076263)


The second burglary took place in a flat in Court Road between 10pm and 10.10pm yesterday (23 February).


Nothing was believed to have been stolen. Entry was gained through a kitchen window.


The suspect is described as:




-Around 20 to 30 years old


-6ft tall


-average build


-blue eyes


-wearing a black balaclava, gloves, a dark coloured waterproof coat and dark coloured trousers


-carrying a mobile phone


(Reference number 44220076122)


The third incident took place between 11pm yesterday and 1.30am today (24 February) at a flat on Irving Road.


Entry was gained via the bedroom window and two jewellery boxes were stolen. (Reference number 44220076203)


Did you see anything suspicious in these areas at the time, or anyone fitting the description above?


Anyone with information in relation to these incidents can contact police on 101 or report online quoting the reference numbers above.


For further information about how to make your property as burglar-proof as possible, visit our website here: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/