Image released of man who climbed through open window in broad daylight in Sheffield

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The man climbed through an open window but fled after being disturbed by the occupant.

Officers investigating an attempted burglary in Sheffield have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to identify.

At 8.30am on September 16, it is reported that a man climbed through an open window at a property on Gell Street before he was disturbed by the occupant.

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The man then fell as he climbed back through the window and fled the scene, it is believed.

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The suspect is white and described as in his late 20s with short, light brown hair which is spiky on top.

He has a light brown beard, and is around 5ft 9ins tall.

He is believed to have been wearing a light coloured T-shirt with his arms exposed, and long trousers.

If you can help, you can pass information via South Yorkshire Police's online live chat, their online portal or by calling 101. Quote incident number 302 of September 16, 2023 when you get in touch.

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If you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers.

Call their UK contact centre on freephone at 0800 555 111, or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at