CCTV appeal after two Breitling watches stolen from Lumbers jewellers in Market Street, Leicester
Police investigating the ‘smash and grab’ theft of two designer watches from a shop in Leicester have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace.
A man on a bike took the two Breitling watches, which are worth a total of £17,000, by smashing a window of Lumbers jewellers in Market Street, in the city centre.
The raid took place at 12.45pm on Saturday, September 22.
Detective Constable Eliot Burgess said: “We have been carrying out various inquiries since the burglary happened to try to locate the suspect and hope that the release of these images will help.
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“The images of the watches are the same style that were stolen and the pictures were given to us by Breitling to aid our investigation.
“If you know someone who has acquired one of these watches in suspicious circumstances please call us.
“The same goes for anyone who may have been approached by someone trying to sell the watches.
“We would urge anyone who has any information about this incident to please contact police with any information they have no matter how small it may be.”
The thief is white, 30 to 40, approximately 5ft 10in and of slim to medium build.
He was wearing a blue baseball cap, blue jacket, jeans and black sunglasses.
Contact Det Con Burgess on 101 or Crimestoppers, which is anonymous, on 0800 555 111.