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Brazen thief returns to the scene of the crime to steal again
1:35pm Monday 3rd September 2012 in News
POLICE are searching for a man who stole from a store and then returned a second time and abused staff.
Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with two thefts from a shop in Mile End, Colchester.
On July 25 a man asked for cigarettes but left without paying for them.
The brazen thief then returned to the scene of the crime a week later, on August 1, and began putting items in a record type bag.
He was recognised by staff and confronted.
At this point he began shouting abuse at a female member of staff and ran off with cans of drink.
Despite police enquiries, the man has not yet been identified.
He is ginger haired, was smartly dressed and slim.
Anyone who recognises the man call PC Christopher Raynsford at the area Investigation team at Colchester on 101, or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.