Police in Lewisham have released a chilling video of an alleged burglar inside a house in Forest Hill.

It comes as officers released an appeal for information on the suspect who was captured searching the house by the homeowner's CCTV camera.

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The video shows the man dressed in a grey coloured cap, navy tracksuit top and grey tracksuit bottoms.

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Once the man had noticed the cameras, he reportedly quickly fled the property.

Anyone with information is being asked to get in touch with police by calling 101.