Fake police officers in distraction burglary in Southampton

Fake police officers in distraction burglary

Fake police officers in distraction burglary

First published in Crime

THREE men posing as police officers are being hunted after s distraction burglary.

The incident happened in Lisbon Road in Shirley between 5.30 and 7.30am on Saturday, April 5.

The men talked their way into the address and stole jewellery bank cards and mobile phones whilst the man living in the address was distracted.

They are believed to have got into a silver M type BMW parked nearby.

The victim has described the men to police and officers are hoping the public will be able to help identify them.

The first suspect is said to be black, between 35-40 years old and wearing a green or yellow fluorescent jacket and black trousers .

The second is described as Indian, tall and Wearing a dark blue long sleeved top with dark jeans.

The final man was also Indian, shorter than the other men and wearing a black long sleeved top with a green basketball style vest over the top.

Detective Constable Martin Brewer is investigating: “Did you see three men fitting these description sin the area of Lisbon Road early on Saturday morning? Or did you see a silver BMW parked nearby?

“We’d like to hear from you if you have information which may help us.” Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Brewer at Shirley by phoning 101. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101.

If you wish to remain anonymous, phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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