Police hope CCTV images might help clear up mystery of £1,000 alcohol theft from Ely supermarket

Police are appealing for information after more than £1,000 of alcohol was stolen from a supermarket

Police are appealing for information after more than £1,000 of alcohol was stolen from a supermarket. - Credit: Archant

Mainly whisky and brandy was stolen in a £1,000 theft of alcohol from an Ely supermarket.

Police are appealing for information after more than £1,000 of alcohol was stolen from a supermarket

Police are appealing for information after more than £1,000 of alcohol was stolen from a supermarket. - Credit: Archant

The alcohol was taken from the Waitrose store, Brays Lane, Ely, at around 5.15pm on Monday, August 15.

The offenders entered the store and stole the alcohol by smuggling it out in shopping bags which they had brought with them.

Police are keen to speak to the three people in the CCTV images about the incident.

PC Jack Briggs said: “This was a high value theft of alcohol from this shop and I would urge anyone with information about this incident or who thinks they can identify the people in the CCTV images to come forward.”


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Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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