Shoplifter kicked worker to escape questioning at business on Wendover High Street

A CCTV appeal has been launched in connection to the incident
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A shoplifter escaped questioning in a store in Wendover by kicking his way past a worker.

Between 12.50pm and 1.05pm on Monday (12 February), at a business in Wendover an offender kicked a shopworker who had grabbed their bag to check it for stolen items.

Previously, the offender had been seen sneaking items from the shop into their bag. To get away the offender repeatedly kicked the worker’s arm until she let go of their bag.

Police want to speak to the man picturedPolice want to speak to the man pictured
Police want to speak to the man pictured

This morning (1 March), Thames Valley Police has launched a CCTV appeal in connection to the incident and released an image of a man who may have vital information regarding the case.

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Investigating officer PC Jake Padgett, said: “I am appealing to anybody who recognises the man in this image to please get in touch with us as we believe he may have vital information about this incident.

“If you are pictured, please come forward as soon as possible.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43240068294.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”