SPIRITS and cigarettes were stolen during a burglary at a Colchester shop.

CCTV images of an alleged burglar have been released by police.

Officers want to speak to this woman after a break-in at St George’s Store, Canterbury Road, just before 2am on December 30.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “A bottle of Malibu, bottle of tequila and various bottles of vodka valued at £150 and £40 of cigarettes were taken.

“The shop door was forced causing £250 damage.”

Anyone with information or who recognises the woman call Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.