17th Jan, 2019

CCTV image released of Worcester sweet shop thief

Worcester Editorial 9th Jun, 2016 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

A CCTV image has been released of a man who stole a quantity of cash from a Worcester sweet shop.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man entered Jessica’s Sweet Shop on Mealcheapen Street between 5.15pm and 5.20pm on Tuesday (June 7).

The man distracted a member of staff, then opened one of the tills and removed a quantity of cash from it, before leaving the shop.

Three members of the public stopped him in the street and managed to retrieve the money but he then left on foot.

If you recognise the man or witnessed the offence, please call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 551S of 7 June 2016.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online via their website.

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