Popular takeaway targeted by break in with till stolen

Popular takeaway targeted by break in with till stolen

By Chris Brayford | 19/05/2022

Popular takeaway targeted by break in with till stolen

A TAKEAWAY had its till stolen as part of in an early morning burglary which was caught on camera.

A thief was filmed on CCTV trespassing at the premises of Fish King Rotherham, on Bawtry Road, at 3.35am on Wednesday.

Police were alerted by a member of the public to a break-in at the property at 7.40am.

The takeaway’s owners shared CCTV footage, which shows the intruder trying to hide their face, before appearing to hit the camera.

In a post on social media, Fish King appealed for help to find the person thief. 

“Due to an unexpected burglary, we will have a delay with our opening time today (Wednesday, May 18)., they said. 

“We are sorry for any inconvenience — we are looking at opening back up at around 4pm. 

“If anyone has any idea of who this man could be, please ring the shop it would be much appreciated.”

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Enquiries are ongoing at this time.

“Anyone with information which could assist with our enquiries is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 226 of 18 May.

“Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

“Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.”