Do you recognise these men? Police appeal after 58 scratchcards stolen from Brentwood shop

Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three men officers wish to speak to in connection

Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three men officers wish to speak to in connection with the theft of scratchcards from WHSmith in Brentwood. - Credit: Archant

Police have released CCTV images of three men they wish to speak to in connection with the theft of more than 50 scratchcards from a Brentwood shop.

Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three men officers wish to speak to in connection

Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three men officers wish to speak to in connection with the theft of scratchcards from WHSmith in Brentwood. - Credit: Archant

Three men entered the store in the WHSmith in the Baytree Centre at around 11.15am on March 20.

Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three men officers wish to speak to in connection

Police are appealing for assistance in identifying three men officers wish to speak to in connection with the theft of scratchcards from WHSmith in Brentwood. - Credit: Archant

One of the men distracted staff and one acted as a look-out, while the other removed 58 National Lottery scratchcards from behind the till on the upstairs floor.

All of the men are believed to be in their early 20s and white.

The first is around 5ft 9ins tall, with dark brown cropped hair and wore a blue puffa-style jacket and jeans.


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The second was around the same height, again with cropped dark brown hair, and wore a blue jumper with a white logo and jeans.

The third also had short brown hair, wore a black jacket and jeans and was about the same height as the others.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Laura Brady at Brentwood police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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