Man steals £50 of scratchcards from Tesco in York

A man snatched £50 worth of scratchcards from a Tesco store in York, police said.

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Officers have today released a picture from CCTV footage showing a person they would like to speak to - even though the offence occurred two months ago.

At 11.30am on Sunday, January 21 a man entered the Tesco store on Askham Bar and "concealed £50 of scratch cards in his pocket before leaving the store without making an attempt to pay for them," North Yorkshire Police said in an appeal.

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