CCTV appeal after burglars ‘use brick to smash into Hitchin hairdressers’

Police want to talk to this man in connection with a burglary in Hitchin. Picture: Herts police

Police want to talk to this man in connection with a burglary in Hitchin. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

Burglars allegedly used a brick to smash the front window of a Hitchin town centre hairdressers to steal an iPad – and police have today issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

The alleged burglary is described by police as happening at Scissum Hairdressers in Bucklersbury, just after 3.30am on Sunday, January 14.

Det Con Simon Goodship, who is investigating, said: “I appreciate this image is not the best quality, but perhaps you recognise this person via their clothing? If you think you know them, please contact us as soon as possible.”

Police have arrested a 30-year-old Letchworth man on suspicion of burglary in connection with this incident. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

If you know the person pictured, or have any further information that could assist the investigation, email simon.goodship@herts.pnn.police.uk, report information online at herts.police.uk/report, or call 101 and quote crime reference number G1/18/160.

Alternatively contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.


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