Cheeky thief raided hotel bedrooms – and helped himself to breakfast!

royal clifton hotelPOLICE have appealed for information following the theft of hundreds of pounds from bedrooms at a Southport hotel – after the robber helped himself to breakfast using one of the victim’s room numbers.

Merseyside Police issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with their investigation into the crime at the Royal Clifton Hotel on the resort’s Promenade.

Inspector Susan Stribling said: “During a two hour period spent inside the hotel, the man has accessed various floors, had the audacity to enjoy his breakfast in the hotel restaurant using the victims’ room number and then went on to steal £645 and a number of bank cards from two of the guests’ hotel rooms.

“We believe that this man could be a travelling around the area and would appreciate anyone with information to come forward so we can stop him from committing any further burglaries.

“If you are/know the man from the CCTV image, we’d urge you to call us on 101 or report via our social media desk @MerPolCC quoting crime ref: 18200041472 or 18200041463.”

Alternatively, anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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