CCTV appeal after scratch cards stolen from shop in Halstead

Police would like to speak to this woman in connection to a shop theft in Halstead. Picture: ESSEX P

Police would like to speak to this woman in connection to a shop theft in Halstead. Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

Essex police have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to following a theft from a shop in Halstead.

The theft happened at a shop in Colchester Road on Thursday, August 3.

According to a police spokesman, a woman had asked staff at the shop for seven £10 scratch cards and then placed the items in her bag.

The woman then left the store without making payment.

Police say she was reported to have left the scene in a Ford Focus.

Officers would like to speak to the woman captured on CCTV in connection to the theft and are appealing to the public for information.

If you know who this woman is or have information that could assist police officers in their investigation, contact Pc Martin Berry on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or fill in their online form here.

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