Bishopstoke shop worker assaulted by jam thief

Man fair oak Co op

A Bishopstoke shop worker was pushed into a door when she tried to stop a man leaving with unpaid goods.

The man was walking out of the Co Op on Spring Lane with two jam jars when he was confronted by the member of staff, as a result  Police are issuing a CCTV image of a man they say they would like to speak to about the incident.

He is described asa :

White man
30 to 40-years-old
Brown receding hair balding to the top
Wearing a black hooded top with a white logo to the front and beige combat style trousters, dark brown boots and a green rucksack with green straps

He left on a bicycle which is described as a black mountain style bike with suspension to the front.

The woman was uninjured although shaken by the incident. The jars of jam are valued at £1.16 each.

Police would like to hear from anyone who recognises the man from the description or recognises the man in the image.

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Matthew Williams at Eastleigh police station on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

  1 comment for “Bishopstoke shop worker assaulted by jam thief

  1. Joe
    December 29, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Our ‘local’ FIB DEM MP Thornton posted this on twitter as happening in ‘Fair Oak’? Which is it?

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