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Suspected shoplifter shouted abuse at staff
11:17am Tuesday 4th September 2012 in News
A MAN 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 thief returned a week later, on August 1, and began putting items in a shoulder 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 can call PC Christopher Raynsford at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.