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policeefitnewportAn E-Fit has been released of a man Police would like to speak to in connection to a burglary in Newport last month.

The incident took place at an address in St Johns Road, Newport on Tuesday 18th February when sometime between 12:10 and 13:00 an offender smashed a window to gain access to the property, before searching the house and even rifling through unopened birthday cards.

Today (Wednesday), Hampshire Constabulary have released a picture matching the description of a man seen in the area during that time.

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The suspect is described as White, aged 45 – 55 years old, around 5ft 9″ tall and of medium build. He is said to have very dark hair in need of a cut with a growing out fringe swept to the side and a very thick straight moustache with dark eyebrows and eyes. The man is said to have a oval face with high noticeable cheekbones and a slightly olive complexion.

Police would like to hear from anyone with information about this incident, or anyone who thinks they may recognise the man in the E-Fit by phoning Newport CID on 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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