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Police release CCTV images of man they wish to speak to after Barnstaple museum raid

PUBLISHED: 15:42 05 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:31 06 December 2017

Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man?

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Police are asking anyone who knows the identity of the man pictured to contact them following a break-in at the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a break-in at Barnstaple museum.

The museum was broken into during a ‘smash and grab’ raid on Monday, November 27, and two sets of rare gold coins were taken.

North Devon Police would like to speak to this man who may have information regarding the burglary at the Barnstaple & North Devon Museum. North Devon Police would like to speak to this man who may have information regarding the burglary at the Barnstaple & North Devon Museum.

It is understood the offenders forced entry to the museum shortly before 2am and smashed a number of display cabinets.

They made off with two limited edition Royal Mint collections of gold coins, thought to be worth around £15,000.

North Devon Police would like to speak to this man who may have information regarding the burglary at the Barnstaple & North Devon Museum. North Devon Police would like to speak to this man who may have information regarding the burglary at the Barnstaple & North Devon Museum.

Police have now released these images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the break in.

DC Phil Lawes, heading up the investigation, said: “If anyone does know his identity can they call Crimestoppers please on 0800 555 111 or call Devon and Cornwall Police direct on 101 quoting crime reference CR/103140/17.”

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