Staff member assaulted in St Albans supermarket theft

Police have released an image of a man in connection to a theft from a Co Op store in How Wood

Police have released an image of a man in connection to a theft from a Co Op store in How Wood - Credit: Archant

An employee has been assaulted after challenging a man who allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol from a local supermarket.

Herts Police have released a CCTV image of the man they are seeking in connection with the theft, which occurred at the Co-op store in How Wood at 7.20pm on Sunday February 15.

The man entered the Co-op and selected a bottle of alcohol, which he is said to have hidden in a bag.

Although a member of staff who challenged him was then assaulted, he was not injured.

Anyone with information or who knows the man in the CCTV image should contact PCSO Harry Knott on 101.


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