Police in CCTV appeal after spate of alcohol thefts from supermarkets

POLICE are appealing for information after releasing CCTV images to identify a man as part of investigations into a series of robberies.

Sunday, 10th March 2019, 4:20 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th March 2019, 5:35 pm
CCTV image of the man police are looking to identify

On three occasions a man has entered supermarkets in Portsmouth and stolen bottles of alcohol.

At 7pm on Wednesday 6 March 6 several bottles of Gordon’s gin were taken from Morrison’s on Flathouse Road and at 9.30am on Thursday 7 March several bottles of vodka were stolen from the same location. Between 12.30 and 1 pm on the same day washing up tablets  were stolen from Tesco Express on Kingston Road. 

When challenged by staff the man is said to have threatened them with a needle or syringe. If you anyone has information they are urged to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 44190080664.

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