Tiptree: Pictures of man wanted in connection with alleged theft from Boots store

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an alleged theft

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an alleged theft - Credit: Archant

Police have released a picture of a man they want to trace in connection with the alleged theft of skincare and make up from a shop in Essex.

The suspect is believed to have entered Boots in The Centre, Tiptree, sometime between 11am and 1pm on Friday, June 27, took the items worth £200 from the display and left without attempting to pay for them.

He is described as white, aged in his 40s and wears dark rimmed glasses.

It is also thought that he may have carried out a similar offence at the Boots store in Torquay Road, Chelmsford, on Thursday, July 10. It is alleged he went into that store at around 11.30am, selected cosmetics and skincare worth around £200 and left without paying.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Rob Bentley at Chelmsford neighbourhood crime team on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.