Sydenham Hill - Train ticket machine targeted by thieves
By adam_leone | Thursday, March 07, 2013, 22:22
The British Transport Police are appealing for information after a number of burglars targeted ticket machine in Sydenham Hill.
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Officers have released CCTV images of four men they want to speak to after the machine was attacked on the evening of Sunday, 13 January.
The four are believed to have travelled to or have links to the Middlesex area.
Detective Constable Rachel Smith said: "Initially, the suspects attempted to break into the ticket vending machine on one of the platforms."
"They then gained access to the booking office and tried to open the safe but were unsuccessful, and fled from the station a short while after breaking in.
No items were stolen during the burglary and they did not succeed in breaking into the cash machine.
DC Smith added: "The damage left by these vandals extremely costly to the railway,"
"I'd urge anyone who recognises the men, or who has any information about the incidents, to contact us as soon as possible."
Anyone who information is asked to contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 quoting background reference B6/LSA of 25/02/2013. Information can also given to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.