POLICE have released CCTV footage of two women they want to speak to in connection with an attempted theft.

The pair filled two shopping baskets in Boots on Lion Walk, Colchester on February 28 at 11.30am.

When they saw a member of staff walking past they dropped the baskets and fled the store.

Anyone who can identify the women should contact PC Wendy Crowson at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111