Police are looking for a man who punched a member of staff while attempting to steal alcohol from the Co-Op in Barton.
The incident took place at 8.50pm on July 27 when the offender – a black male in his 30s – entered the Bedford Road store, put numerous bottles of alcohol into a basket and then left the shop without making any attempt to pay for the items.
A staff member confronted him outside the store and the thief punched him in the chest before getting into a black Vauxhall Astra with registration plate DG52 XSF and driving away.
If you recognise this man or have any information relating to this incident, contact the Crime Service Team, in confidence, on the non-emergency 101 number quoting crime reference number JD/26522/2013.
Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.