Police release CCTV footage after burglaries in Oakham

A still from CCTV footage taken after a burglary in Sadler's Court, Oakham
A still from CCTV footage taken after a burglary in Sadler's Court, Oakham
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POLICE have released CCTV footage of three men in balaclavas leaving the scene of a burglary at a premises in Oakham.

The building, in Sadler’s Court, was the target of two burglaries last month where a large quantity of electrical goods was stolen.

The two incidents happened on Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 21, when doors to the unit were forced open and items were stolen from inside.

The stolen items include Samsung televisions and some computer equipment.

During the first incident a dark coloured Audi was spotted in the area, this has since been recovered by police and was stolen during a burglary in Nottingham.

During the second incident a white van was spotted in the area.

One of the men has been described as being white, of slim build and was wearing a balaclava, grey hooded top with black sleeves with a blue polo shirt underneath, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers with three white stripes along the side and red soles.

A second man from the group has been described as being white, of skinny build and was wearing a balaclava, black hooded jacket that had a white emblem on the from with the hood up, light coloured gloves, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

The third man has been described a being of skinny build and was wearing a multi-coloured striped balaclava, black jacket with a yellow or gold zip at the front, black tracksuit bottoms with a white stripe down the side and black trainers with three red stripes on the sides and red soles.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the burglaries or the cars seen in the area at the time to call them immediately.

PC Bryan Sladen said: “Although the incidents took place last month we are hoping that the CCTV footage of the suspects may help us to identify those responsible.

“One of the suspects was wearing a distinctive multi-coloured balaclava and I’m sure someone will recognise it, if you know someone who has a similar item of clothing or you recognise anything about the suspects, please get in touch.”

Anyone with any information about the incidents or the stolen items is asked to contact PC Bryan Sladen on 0116 222 2222, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 1453.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.