Police CCTV appeal after Mulberry handbags stolen from York shop

Do you recognise the man in these CCTV images?
Do you recognise the man in these CCTV images?

Police have issued a CCTV appeal after the theft of designer handbags from a shop in York.

It happened at the Mulberry shop on Swinegate when a man entered the store at 4.29pm on Friday, December 22.

He took two items from an open display before leaving the store without offering payment.

A small red handbag with ostrich skin and long gold chain, valued at £397, was taken.

The man also took a pouch in orange and black zig-zag with an “L” shaped zip, valued at £137. The zig-zag is described as looking like an “M”.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman today said: "Officers are asking for the public’s help to identify the man shown in the images as he may have important information that could assist the investigation."

Anyone who recognises him is asked to email leon.dryden0090@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or call 101, select option 2, and ask for Leon Dryden.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12170227988.