Police helicopter scrambled in pursuit of burglar with floppy ginger hair

Posted On 11 May 2015 at 6:15 pm

A hunt for a ginger burglar was sparked when a man popped out and returned home 20 minutes later to find a man in his kitchen.

Picture of NPAS Redhill by PC John Winter/Sussex Police

Picture of NPAS Redhill by PC John Winter/Sussex Police

The police helicopter was enlisted in pursuit of the burglar after he left the flat in Wilbury Crescent with a small amount of cash.

The thief broke into the flat while the man who lives there left between 6.20pm and 6.40pm on Friday night (8 May).

Detective sergeant Katherine Witt said: “The suspect is described as white, 5ft 9in with floppy ginger hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 1366 of 8/5.”

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