CCTV image released by police following St Albans meat thefts

PUBLISHED: 16:57 07 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:15 07 February 2013

Police are keen to speak to this man in relation to a series of meat thefts at a petrol station

Police are keen to speak to this man in relation to a series of meat thefts at a petrol station

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POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they are looking for after hundreds of pounds worth of meat was stolen in St Albans.

He was challenged by a member of the public at a Sainsbury’s petrol station in Marshalswick on Wednesday, January 30, at around 6pm after he is alleged to have stolen £100 worth of meat.

He is also believed to have stolen £200 worth of meat on Thursday, January 24, at a similar time.

An earlier attempt to steal meat, to the cost of £23, on Monday, December 17, last year, was foiled after a member of staff challenged a man and he left empty-handed.

St Albans North Neighbourhood Officer, Pc John Cooper said: “We would appreciate the public’s help in trying to identify this man caught on CCTV.

“We continue to work with shops across St Albans, many of which now have CCTV.

“If this image is of you or you know who he is, please get in touch with us. You can remain anonymous.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Cooper on 01727 796042 or the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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