Police release more CCTV 'most wanted' images in Identify scheme
POLICE are continuing to crack more crimes through the new 'Identify' CCTV images scheme.
A new set of images have been released this week coverign crimes including a woman who stuffed stolen items up her skirt and two woemn suspected of using another woman's cash card to steal £900.
There have so far been six arrests made directly as a result of Identify, with two of those arrests coming after people identified themselves and handed themselves in to police.
Another woman, suspected of assaulting a bus driver, was arrested and admitted committing the crime, so received a formal caution.
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A man arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop in Gloucester remains on police bail pending further enquiries, while a further two people arrested following Identify appeals have been released without charge.
A number of other calls have been received about different crimes, and officers are now following up on all of the information received.
The latest images include people suspected of theft and shoplifting.
The crimes featured this time are as follows:
• At around 10.30am on Friday July 27 a 78-year-old woman used a chip and pin machine in a supermarket in Northgate Street, Gloucester. She forgot to remove her card, and when she returned a short time later it had been stolen. The card was subsequently used to withdraw £900 from the woman's account. Two women were captured on CCTV in the store at the time of the offence. Crime number 19032/12 refers.
• Just after 3pm on Friday January 6 a couple went into a shop in Merrywalks, Stroud. They are suspected of having concealed three Panasonic home telephones about their person, before leaving the store without paying for them. Crime number 1094/12 refers.
• On Wednesday May 23, two women went into a shop in Silver Street, Cirencester. It is suspected that they took children's clothing and jewellery, which they concealed beneath their skirts, before leaving the shop without paying. Crime number 12409/12 refers.
• At around 2.45pm on Tuesday May 22, a young man went into a shop in Long Street, Tetbury. It is suspected that he took a variety of items from the shelves, before concealing them inside his jacket and leaving the shop. Crime number 12581/12 refers.
Anyone who recognises any of the faces should ring police on 101 quoting the incident number next to the appeal in question.
Callers can also ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111