POLICE are appealing for the help of the public to identify a man who caused distress after repeatedly ringing the doorbell of a homeowner in Basingstoke. 

Hampshire Constabulary has released a CCTV of the young man they want to speak to following the suspicious incident in Sherborne St John, Basingstoke.

On Saturday night shortly after 11pm, the man wearing a hooded top approached the door of an address on Cranes Road and pressed the doorbell a number of times. 

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Police said other people were heard making noises and hiding behind the fence. 

This continued for about ten minutes.

PC Simon Denton, said: “This incident has caused much distress to the woman who was at home at the time of the incident.

“The CCTV images are a little blurry but we’re confident that if you know this person, you’d recognise him from these images.  If you have any information please call us on 101 quoting 44190235401.”