Crouch End burglary victim publishes picture of suspect after Samaritan charity box stolen

PUBLISHED: 21:50 22 November 2016 | UPDATED: 21:57 22 November 2016

A suspect is  caught on the family's CCTV after a burglary at their Crouch End home

A suspect is caught on the family's CCTV after a burglary at their Crouch End home


A Crouch End mum has published this CCTV picture of a man she suspects broke into her home and stole precious belongings - including a Samaritan’s Christmas charity appeal box.

The woman posted a CCTV image  on Facebook on the afternoon of  the burglaryThe woman posted a CCTV image on Facebook on the afternoon of the burglary

The woman, who asked not to be named said in a message to a closed Facebook group: “To the person who burgled us last night; I get you stealing my stuff. You don’t know us and an easy win right? So I hope my stuff is worth the bits and pieces of cash you get for it.

“But for stealing the Samaritan’s Christmas box we had ready to donate and my baby’s change bag you’re an evil human being.

“There’s no value in that for you whatsoever. You’ve literally stolen from defenceless babies. I hope you rot in hell and i hope you get everything you deserve.

“Oh and smile, because you’re on camera and the police have footage of you. If anyone sees this man, please call the police,” she adds.

Speaking exclusively to the Ham&High, the mum, who has a one-year-old son, said the thief broke into her Park Road home while the family were asleep upstairs at around 3:46am on November 16.

He stole a laptop, phone, camera, her handbag, her baby’s changing bag, precious new photos of her son at nursery along with the charity box.

She said: “What really upset me was we lost photos of our son from nursery, he stole our baby’s change bag, and he stole the Christmas box we’d prepared for the Samaritans Christmas appeal.

“It was clearly labelled for a baby girl and had nothing worth selling in there, but means there’s a tiny girl somewhere who’s missed out. Some people are scumbags and deserve to get caught”.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said officers from Haringey police were investigating and that so far there had been no arrests.

The Samaritans Christmas appeal asks people to prepare boxes full of gifts to give to a child in need at Christmas.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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