Thief wears ‘Crime In Progress’ cap as he steals £300, alcohol and tools from theatre just yards from police station
- CCTV shows a thief wearing a cap with ‘Crime in Progress’ emblazoned across it
- The man and his accomplice stole £300 from Chorley Little Theatre back in May
- They also stole bottles of spirits from the bar, six power drills and a circular saw
- Police have pictured a man named Joseph Lancaster who they want to speak to
A thief wearing a cap with the words ‘Crime in Progress’ emblazoned on the front was caught on CCTV robbing a theatre.
Lancashire Police are now hunting for the man and his accomplice who stole a total of £300 cash from the bar and charity collection tins from Chorley Little Theatre, back in May.
The pair also stole bottles of spirits, six power drills and a circular saw.
The brazen thieves were also undeterred that they carried out the break-in just yards from Chorley police station.
A thief wearing a cap with the words ‘Crime in Progress’ emblazoned on the front (pictured) was caught on CCTV robbing Chorley Little Theatre, back in May. He and an accomplice stole £300 cash, bottles of spirits and tools
An image from the security footage show the man in the cap wearing a black coat over a grey camouflage jumper.
He can be seen covering his face with what appears to be a black scarf.
The photo also shows the tattoo markings on his fingers and a silver watch on his left hand.
Lancashire Police have also released a photo of a man named Joseph Lancaster they wish to speak to in relation to the investigation.
Lancashire Police have also released a photo of a man named Joseph Lancaster (pictured) they wish to speak to in relation to the investigation
A Lancashire Police spokesman said: ‘We are currently investigating a burglary that occurred whereby two males have broken into the building and stolen items, including cash and tools from within.
‘One of the offenders was kind enough to wear a hat telling us exactly what he was doing.’
If you know where Joseph is, or have any information that may assist the investigation, please contact PC 3932 Exley on 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously.
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