CCTV released in hunt for Southsea thief

WANTED The man pictured on CCTV
WANTED The man pictured on CCTV

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THIS man is wanted in connection with a brazen theft from a supermarket.

The suspect walked into the Co-op in Fawcett Road, Southsea, and stuffed food into a shoulder bag.

He was confronted by staff who challenged him and took the bag.

The man then left the store but returned a short while later and snatched the bag back from a shop worker.

About £33 of food was stolen in the incident, which happened at about 6.25pm on December 29.

Now police have released this CCTV image in the hope of tracking the suspect down.

Call Fratton station on 101 quoting crime reference number 44120000343 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.