Police hunt man over South Shields fraud involving packs of dishwasher tablets

SUSPECT ... police want to trace this man over a fraud involving dishwasher tablets in South Shields.
SUSPECT ... police want to trace this man over a fraud involving dishwasher tablets in South Shields.
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POLICE today released a CCTV picture of a suspect they want to trace - over a fraud incident involving a packet of dishwasher tablets.

It happened between 2pm and 2.10pm, on Sunday, February 8, at Sainsburys, in Binchester Street, South Shields.

A man entered the store and selected two packs of dishwasher tablets from the shelves.

He then took them to the till, claimed he’d already bought them and requested a refund, which he received.

Police today released an image of a man they wish to trace, as he may be able to assist with their inquiries.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to call police on 101, ext 69191, the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.