Thief helps himself to bottle of Prosecco before stealing pub till draw

An intruder helped himself to a bottle of prosecco to drink while he broke into a pub in Essex.

CCTV from The Inn at Belfairs, in Leigh-on-Sea, captured the incident in the early hours of Saturday morning (25 May).

In a statement, the pub owner Greg Weller said: “This pathetic excuse of a human broke into our restaurant at 2.13am and was backwards and forwards taking bits out the restaurant.

“Anyone with any information please contact us on 01702 470000 or email”

Essex Police said it was investigating reports of a burglary.