Burglar broke into Chingford pub and stole £2,600 cash from safe

Suspect 155137

Suspect 155137

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A CCTV image of a burglar has been released by police in Waltham Forest. 

Suspect 155137 is wanted in connection with a break-in at The Wishing Well pub in Hall Lane, Chingford, on July 20 at around 1.45am. 

The pub's shutter was up and the man is seen on camera using a tool to gain entry through the back door. 

He is then seen forcing a safe open and stealing £2,600 in cash.

The CCTV image has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify potential perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Anyone with information is asked contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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9:18am Tue 12 Aug 14

Villagecranberry says...

Must have been a rubbish safe.
Must have been a rubbish safe. Villagecranberry
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2:50pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Thunderbird4 says...

"While I'm here, I might just as well have a go at the safe."

What a bit of luck, not only does it open, but its also got £2,600 in it - what's the chances of that happening!
"While I'm here, I might just as well have a go at the safe." What a bit of luck, not only does it open, but its also got £2,600 in it - what's the chances of that happening! Thunderbird4
  • Score: 2

4:23pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Villagecranberry says...

Thunderbird4 wrote:
"While I'm here, I might just as well have a go at the safe."

What a bit of luck, not only does it open, but its also got £2,600 in it - what's the chances of that happening!
Ask the staff?
[quote][p][bold]Thunderbird4[/bold] wrote: "While I'm here, I might just as well have a go at the safe." What a bit of luck, not only does it open, but its also got £2,600 in it - what's the chances of that happening![/p][/quote]Ask the staff? Villagecranberry
  • Score: 0

8:59am Wed 13 Aug 14

tjm01 says...

Thunderbird4 wrote:
"While I'm here, I might just as well have a go at the safe." What a bit of luck, not only does it open, but its also got £2,600 in it - what's the chances of that happening!
You old cynic you
[quote][p][bold]Thunderbird4[/bold] wrote: "While I'm here, I might just as well have a go at the safe." What a bit of luck, not only does it open, but its also got £2,600 in it - what's the chances of that happening![/p][/quote]You old cynic you tjm01
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