Man wanted in connection to Fylde Coast mobile phone thefts

Fylde Police are looking to speak a man in connection to a series of mobile phone thefts on the Fylde Coast.

Thursday, 28th June 2018, 9:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 6:17 pm

The man, pictured above, has been targeting small shops by asking for directions or try to sell art while holding a piece of paper.

He is described as being in his mid 20's and approximately 6ft 1in and has an eastern European accent.

A police spokesman said: "We would like to speak with him in connection with a number of thefts of several mobile phones in the St Annes, Lytham, Ansdell, Freckleton, Warton and possibly Wesham areas."

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The above photo was taken from CCTV taken on The Crescent, St Annes on June 14.

The spokesman added: "If you have any information please report to us via our email address [email protected] or you can report online https://doitonline.lancashire.police.uk/ please quote crime number WA1813315.

"Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.