CCTV: Search for suspected shoplifters after assault in Stratford supermarket

Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or co

Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. - Credit: Archant

Detectives are searching for three men who are suspected of assaulting a supermarket worker trying to stop them shoplifting bottles of booze.

Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or co

Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. - Credit: Archant

The men attempted to leave a Sainsbury’s on Romford Road, Stratford, at around 7.20am on Friday May 17 without paying for the alcohol.

Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or co

Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. - Credit: Archant

Police caught the suspects attacking a member of staff on CCTV as he confronted them about their shoplifting.

The men then drove off in a silver car.

Suspect one is described as a white man, aged 25 to 30-years-old, 6ft 1in tall with a large build and light brown hair.


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Suspect two is described as a light skinned black man, aged 20 to 25-years-old, standing at 5ft 11in tall, wearing a black baseball cap with gold writing.

Suspect three is described as an Asian male, aged 20 to 25-years-old, of skinny build with black hair.

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Witnesses and informants are urged to contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit on 020 8217 5855; or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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