Police seek help to find suspects ; Photographs issued after 11 different theft crimes take place [Newcastle Evening Chronicle (England)]
(Newcastle Evening Chronicle (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) THIS is your chance to help snare one of these suspected crooks.
Police are asking eagle-eyed Chronicle readers for their help in identifying these people who could be responsible for 11 different theft crimes in South Tyneside.
Northumbria Police's South Tyneside Chief Insp Michael Barton said: "We want to speak to the people in the images as they may be able to help us with our inquiries into these crimes.
"We work closely with local businesses and shop security staff here in South Tyneside to try and stop shoplifters and have schemes like Shopwatch in place to deter criminals and to help stop this type of crime from taking place.
"If anyone recognises people in the photographs, then I'd urge them to contact police with information as soon as possible.
"We take this type of offence seriously and need the public's help to bring those responsible in front of the courts."
Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or by ringing the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
On Sunday, December 9, four bottles of Jack Daniels were stolen from ASDA in Station Road, Hebburn.
On Monday, December 10, thieves broke into the locker room at South Shields' Temple Park Leisure Centre and stole a number of items including a white iPhone5, a purse and an amount of cash.
On Saturday, December 29, a 22 inch Samsung TV and three cases of lager were stolen from the Tesco store in Towers Place, South Shields.
Between Friday, January 25, and Tuesday, January 29, money was stolen from gaming machines in Noble amusements in Prince Edward Road, South Shields.
6 On Monday, February 4, three Sony PS3s and an XBox 360 were stolen from the Asda store in Boldon.
7 On Tuesday, February 5, a video projector was stolen from a community centre in Ocean Road, South Shields.
8 On Monday, January 28, the bar area at Temple Park Leisure Centre was broken into and bottles of Vodka and Bacardi stolen.
On Monday, February 4, around Pounds 100 worth of toiletries were stolen from Home Bargains in Station Street, Jarrow.
11 On Monday, December 31, a mobile phone was stolen from the Morrisons store in Viking Precinct, Jarrow.
10 On Thursday, January 31, more than Pounds 200 worth of Grey Goose vodka and Jack Daniels whisky was stolen from Morrisons store in Viking Precinct, Jarrow.
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