CCTV released after theft from Waitrose in Christchurch

Hunt for meat and radio thief

Hunt for meat and radio thief

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POLICE are appealing for help in finding a man who stole four radios and some fresh meat joints from a supermarket.

CCTV images of the suspect have been released this morning and the police have issued a detailed description.

The offender entered Waitrose in Christchurch at around 3.50pm on Thursday, May 1, carrying a Waitrose bag for life.

He selected two digital radios worth £79.95 each and placed them in his bag.

He then selected a further two radios and added some fresh meat joints to his bag before exiting without making any attempt to pay.

PC Dave Williams, of Christchurch Police, said: “I am now in a position to release a CCTV image of the suspect and am appealing for anyone who recognises him to contact police.

“He is described as white, has ginger hair and a well-manicured beard. He was wearing a distinctive leg cast on his right leg below the knee, which had adjustable velcro straps across the front, and covered his whole foot.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting crime number 17514 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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12:28pm Wed 28 May 14

BIGTONE says...

27 days ago?
Phileas Fogg would be a Third around the World.
27 days ago? Phileas Fogg would be a Third around the World. BIGTONE
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12:54pm Wed 28 May 14

Controversial But True says...

Isn't that Roman Abramovich?
Isn't that Roman Abramovich? Controversial But True
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3:13pm Wed 28 May 14

mikey2gorgeous says...

Would they be 'Ham' radios then???
Would they be 'Ham' radios then??? mikey2gorgeous
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