Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Can You Identify These Suspected Shoplifters?

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Can You Identify These Suspected Shoplifters?

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Byline: Sophie Doughty Crime Reporter sophie.doughty@ncjmedia.co.uk

POLICE want to trace the people in these pictures as part of a summer crackdown on shoplifters. Officers are carrying out extra patrols around shopping areas in a bid to deter thieves coming into North Tyneside, and have warned offenders 'You are being watched.'.

Chief Inspector Jamie Pitt, of North Tyneside Area Command, said: "We've released images of people we need to speak to who it's believed can help with our enquiries into these offences.

"With the majority of shoplifting offences detected our message is clear, if you come to North Tyneside to steal the likelihood is you will get caught.

"For those who aren't identified and dealt with instantly, we will make further inquiries and if necessary release CCTV images to the public in an effort to solve those offences which are still undetected."

Anyone who recognis-es the people in the images or who has any information that could help police with their enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, for the attention of North Tyneside Area Command Intelligence Unit, quoting the reference number, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

CAPTION(S):

DD/150/14 - Theft of meat from Sainsbury's Park View Shopping Centre in Whitley Bay on May 15

DD/175/14 - Theft of property from the display at the Gap Outlet, Royal Quays on Wednesday, May 21

DD/145/14 - Theft of a charity box from the Fish Inn, Morley Place in Shiremoor on Monday, April 14

DD/176/14 - Theft of two cases of lager from One Stop Shop, in Cullercoats on Wednesday, June 11

DD/174/14 - Theft of PS10 cash left at an ATM at ASDA, Whitley Road in Benton on Wednesday, June 4

DD/170/14 - Theft of PS20 cashback left at ASDA, Whitley Road in Benton on Wednesday, May 14

DD/167/14 - Theft of goods from Wine Chambers, Front Street, Tynemouth on Friday, April 25

DD/138/14 - Taxi bilking incident, a making off without payment, after passengers got a taxi in Newcastle and requested a stop off at BP Snax 24 on Earsdon Road and made off into the estate on Tuesday, April 8

Theft of goods at B&M Bargains, Whitley Road in Whitley Bay on Tuesday May 20 and Thursday, May 22

DD/159/14 - Theft of meat from the Co-Op on John Street, Cullercoats on Friday, May 23

DD/128/14 - Theft of PS50 cashback left at ASDA on Whitley Road in Benton on Saturday, April 26

DD/115/14 Theft of Wine and coffee was stolen at One Stop in South View, Hazelrigg on Saturday, March 22. …

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