Police appeal after High Street theft

PUBLISHED: 09:33 09 April 2015 | UPDATED: 09:53 09 April 2015

CCTV footage

CCTV footage


POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a shop theft in Weston town centre.

Officers need to identify the woman pictured to help them with their inquiries into a shoplifting incident.

The incident occurred in WHSmith in High Street at about 1.30pm on March 28.

A woman picked up an item in the shop and hid it, before leaving without paying.

Police officers believe this could be connected to other similar thefts on March 5, February 10 and January 10.

An Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesman said: “The woman, has greying hair, is of large build and walks with a waddle. She wears a blue or red coat and carries a woven bag.

“We would like anyone who recognises the woman shown in the CCTV footage or has any information about the incident to contact us.”

If you have any information you can report it online by clicking here, quoting reference 31280/15.

Or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or call the police non-emergency number 101.

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