Police release CCTV images following New Road cash theft

Swindon Advertiser: CCTV footage of the man police wish to speak to following the theft of £100 from a wallet CCTV footage of the man police wish to speak to following the theft of £100 from a wallet

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses after money was stolen from a wallet in Swindon.

The incident took place at the Meadow Stores, New Road, Swindon, between 12.10pm and 12.30pm on January 17.

A male victim misplaced his wallet in the shop and went home. When he returned to the shop he was told the wallet had been handed in but he discovered the £100 in cash which had been inside was missing.

Wiltshire Police would like to speak to a male youth who handed the wallet in to a member of staff inside the shop.

He is described as white, in his late teens and was wearing a hooded top with the hood up.

CCTV stills are attached of a man police would like to speak to in connection with this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

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11:42am Mon 17 Feb 14

BigBarry says...

There is nothing to say he took the money, he may of found the wallet which was already empty and gave it in to the shop, and it would be very silly to steal the money and then hand in the wallet, I'm not sure they should be posting the picture of a good Samaritan on the strength of this, and perhaps the owner should take better care of his property.
There is nothing to say he took the money, he may of found the wallet which was already empty and gave it in to the shop, and it would be very silly to steal the money and then hand in the wallet, I'm not sure they should be posting the picture of a good Samaritan on the strength of this, and perhaps the owner should take better care of his property. BigBarry

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