Police in Hillingdon borough are appealing for the public's help to identify a man they want to trace in connection with a burglary at a residential address in Harefield.
At 08:50hrs on Wednesday, 28 March, the victim, a 45-year-old woman left her address in Ash Grove, Harefield and discovered it had been broken into when she returned home at 17:40hrs.
The rear dining room window had been smashed and her home had been ransacked.
A number of items were taken, including jewellery, electrical equipment belonging to her teenage son and her son’s bank card.
A witness informed police that they had seen a man leaving the address just before 12:00hrs.
The bank card had a number of contactless payments made at 12:32hrs at a fuel station in Eastcote and food and wine stores in Pinner, Harefield and Northwood.
CCTV from the fuel station captured a man matching the description given to police.
The suspect is described as a slim white man wearing a dark blue hooded coat with a fur edge, black and grey two tone jacket, black bottoms and black and white trainers.
Police Constable Charlie Mitchell from Hillingdon borough said: “We are appealing for anyone who knows the identity of this man to come forward."
Anyone with any information are asked to call police on 101 ref CHS 32736/28 or tweet @MetCC. To call anonymously, please call Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.