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Appeal for witnesses following theft in Walton

News   •   May 31, 2019 14:33 BST

We are appealing for witnesses following a theft from a shop in Walton last night, Thursday 30th May. 

A male walked into Farm Foods on Walton Lane at 6.30pm and proceeded to put a number of items into a bag. When confronted by staff he produced a knife.

Staff members tackled the man and retrieved the bag. The man then grabbed a bottle of cleaning fluid and left the shop in the direction of Rice Lane.

The man is described as a white male, in his 30s, with thick blond hair. He was wearing a T-shirt, black pants and a blue cap.

CCTV enquiries are being carried out in the local area and an investigation is underway.

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log 801 of 30th May