CCTV image released after shop thefts

POLICE have issued a CCTV picture of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from Morrisons in Grays.

At 10.27am on Sunday, 4 March a man entered Morrisons and stole an Easter egg. He came back later and took two bottles of perfume. When confronted by management and security, he became verbally abusive and left the supermarket in the direction of Grays High Street.

The person was described as a light-skinned mixed race 17-year-old boy, around 5ft 8ins, with a slender build.

He wore black jogging bottoms and black Nike trainers, a green camouflage parka jacket with a fur hood and a grey hooded top underneath. He was also wearing a black baseball cap. If you have any information about this incident, call 101 and ask to speak to PC Sarah Truesdale at Grays police station. The reference number to quote is 42/29824/18.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at