A PERSON has been identified following a CCTV appeal by police after an attempted theft from a Tesco store in Poole.

At around 4.15pm on Thursday, September 21, it was reported a man entered the Tesco store at Fleetsbridge and was seen by security staff to remove the security tags off a number of items. He was asked to go with staff to the tills to pay for the items, but it was established he had no money and he was asked to leave the store.

Detectives investigating the attempted theft have identified the person in the CCTV image released on Thursday. An investigation remains ongoing. No arrests have been made.