A 44-year-old woman is wanted by police after allegedly stealing a lot of alcohol from Morrisons in Swindon and pulling out a weapon which she threatened to use on a member of staff.

Melanie Mullen from Swindon is of medium build, 5ft 6 inches and has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Wiltshire Police wrote to Melanie at her last known address to give her the option to hand herself in before they put her photo out on social media but have not heard back.

If you see Melanie, do not approach her but call police on 999 with her exact location, direction of travel and description of clothing and any items she is carrying, referencing the Wanted This Winter campaign.

If you have any information regarding Melanie please call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.