Portsmouth police hunt for shoplifter armed with a knife who threatened security worker

A MAN allegedly attempting to steal bottles of whiskey from a shop pulled a knife out and threatened a security guard when confronted.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 4:50 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th March 2021, 5:22 pm

Police are appealing to the public for information following the incident at Morrisons, Flathouse Quay, on Tuesday March 9 at around 4pm.

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‘A man entered the store and attempted to steal three bottles of whiskey. When challenged by security he threatened the guard with a knife,’ a police spokesman said.

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Police want to speak to this man following the incident at Morrisons, Flathouse Quay, on Tuesday March 9

‘We would like to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident.’

He is described as white with scruffy hair and of slim build, around 5ft 5in tall who was aged in his late 20s/early 30s.

He was wearing black trousers, black trainers and a khaki green and black baseball jacket.

Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV image or has any information should call 101 quoting reference 44210088511.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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