Police release CCTV images following attempted theft in Hatfield

A MAN is being hunted by police in connection with the attempted theft of mobile phones.

Police want to speak to the man pictured, following an attempted theft at Tesco in Hatfield.

A man hid two LG mobile phones and a Sony Ebook in an empty DVD player box, approached the checkout to pay for the ‘DVD player’ and when the cashier attempted to remove the security tag inside the box the offender made off into the car park.

A police spokeswoman said the pictured man may be a witness to the crime or could offer assistance in the investigation.

The incident took place at around 10pm on April 12, but details have only just been released by the police.

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If you recognise him, or if you have any information about the incident, call Hertfordshire Constabulary on 0845 3300 222 as soon as possible.

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