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Commercial CCTV security systems are the all-seeing eyes of your business that provide you with crucial evidence

Experts in end-to-end commercial security, AlertSystems, have commented on the recent news of a shameless burglary in Coventry. A couple were captured on CCTV walking out of a Next store with a £300 table.

Footage has been released by the West Midlands Police showing a couple in their forties entering a store in Coventry, stealing a table, before leaving less than a minute later. The pair are seen walking into the branch of Next at the Arena Park Shopping Centre together. They separate briefly inside the store, and meet back at the door in order to pick up the table and walk out.

During the clip, the man, wearing a dark jacket and flat cap, can be seen taking time to remove the photo frames from the top of the £300 piece of furniture. Meanwhile, the female who is dressed in a dark grey hooded top, scours the shelves near the front of the store and stuffs a number of items into a large brown handbag. She then returns to grab the back end of the table and they both casually leave the store together just 55 seconds after entering.

Unfortunately, members of staff did not spot the suspected thieves who struck under their noses in the afternoon of October 9th. The West Midlands Police are now appealing for information in the hope that a member of the public will identify the pair. A spokeswoman from the police force said: “The man and woman parked their blue car, which had a missing wheel trim, in the car park outside the store. The woman entered with an empty bag but upon leaving the store had a bag full of unspecified items as well as the £300 table. Anybody who recognises them should call Coventry Police’s CCTV Team.”

As leading providers of CCTV, AlertSystems take a keen interest in CCTV related news. A spokesperson from the company made the following statement: “Opportunistic burglars such as this can be just as damaging to a business as pre-determined robberies.

“Burglars who take advantage of the situation in the store at that exact moment in time are often difficult to identify and catch on the spot. If you are a business that stocks a large number of products it may be incredibly difficult, or impossible, to monitor all of your stock at one time.

“Commercial CCTV security systems are the all-seeing eyes of your business that provide you with crucial evidence to bring these impulsive criminals to justic. Using the footage in a public appeal means that the West Midland thieves should be identified and prosecuted with relative ease.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain thousands of commercial security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Avigilon CCTV security systems, AlertSystems provides effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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