Thief ‘made no effort to pay’ for stolen items

Police have released CCTV images of a man spotted in the washing detergent section of Tesco Express, on Garstang Road, where he picked up the items before heading for the exit.
Police have released CCTV images of a man spotted in the washing detergent section of Tesco Express, on Garstang Road, where he picked up the items before heading for the exit.
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A thief who stole goods worth almost £100 from a store in Poulton is being hunted by police.

Images of the man, taken from CCTV in the shop, have been released by police in a bid to track down the shoplifter.

He was spotted in the washing detergent section of Tesco Express, on Garstang Road, where he picked up the items before heading for the exit.

Police said the thief made no attempt to pay for the goods as he left the shop at around 12.40pm on December 30.

Anyone who recognises the man from the CCTV images issued by police is urged to get in touch.

PC Mark Stringer, based at Fleetwood police station, said: “On December 30, at 12.40pm, the male has entered the Tesco Express on Garstang Road, Poulton.

“The male has then gone to the washing detergent section and has selected approximately £98 of goods and has left the location, walking past all payment points, making no effort to pay.

“If any members of the public know the identity of the male please do not hesitate in getting in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Mark Stringer, at Fleetwood police station, on 101.