Images released of 'wanted' faces for Cotswold crimes
11:16am Tuesday 25th September 2012 in News
MORE images of “wanted” people in the Cotswolds have been release by police in an initiative to boost community safety.
The latest CCTV and e-fit images include people suspected of theft, fraud and shoplifting and feature crimes in Lechlade and Moreton-in-Marsh.
There have so far been six arrests made directly as a result of Identify initiative since its launch in July.
- Shortly before 3pm on Saturday July 28 two men went into a wine merchants in Oak Street, Lechlade. One of the men distracted staff, while the other went upstairs into an office area. He was seen on CCTV searching through a handbag, at which point the staff became suspicious and went to confront him. He was then asked to leave, and went out empty handed. Crime number 18193/12.
- At around 1.30pm on Thursday August 2 a man went into a shop in the High Street, Moreton in Marsh. It is suspected that he concealed two bottles of champagne under his coat, before leaving the shop without paying. Crime number 18521/12.
To view the images please click here: http://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/iDentify/item26924.html
Anyone who recognises any of the faces should ring police on 101 quoting the incident number next to the appeal in question.
Callers can also ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Crimestoppers may pay a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.