Video: CCTV of thief stealing £20,000 of jewellery from Stamford antiques shop

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Police have released a CCTV video of a thief stealing jewellery worth £20,000 from an antique shop.

The video, which was released today (Wednesday), shows a man breaking into Stuart Porter Antiques in Broad Street, Stamford, between 5.30pm on August 29 and 3.40am on August 30 last year.

CCTV of a man breaking into Stuart Porter Antiques in Stamford

CCTV of a man breaking into Stuart Porter Antiques in Stamford

The man then steals the jewellery from a glass cabinet before leaving through the same window he use to get in to the shop.

A police spokesman said the video had onlu just been released because officers and the business owener wanted to focus on other lines of enquiry first.

He added: “Despite extensive enquiries officers have been unable to make an arrest or recover jewellery stolen during the raid, which is worth an estimated £20,000.

“Officers are appealing for anyone who may have any information on the crime, the pictured suspect, or the pictured jewellery to get in touch with them as soon as possible.”

To view pictures of the items taken, visit the Lincolnshire Police website.

Anyone with any information can call police on 101, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.