POLICE are hunting a man suspected of stealing coffee worth almost £80 from a convenience store.

The coffee was snatched from the One Stop store in North Station Road, Colchester.

The thief picked it up from a display and hid it in his bag before leaving the shop without attempting to pay.

It happened at about 7pm on Tuesday January 14.

CCTV cameras picked up a man who entered the store at the time of the theft and have now released a picture in a bid to catch the culprit.

The suspect is described as white, aged 27-33, of slight build and more than 6ft tall.

Anyone with information should call PC Ben Knighton at Colchester police station on 101.