Police hunt Great Yarmouth meat and cheese thief

A man has been sighted stealing meat and cheese from a number of shops in the Great Yarmouth area before making off with it in his green Ford Mondeo.

Police are hunting the thief following a series of shoplifting incidents in the borough.

Officers say the man took a quantity of cheese from a shop on Bell Lane in Belton between 2.45pm and 2.50pm on Wednesday, November 2.

Then at around 3.10pm he left a store on Lowestoft Road in Hopton with a quantity of meat.

On Thursday, November 3 the man stole meat and chocolate from a shop on Magdalen Way in Gorleston at around 2.40pm.

He then took food and washing items from a store on Brasenose Avenue in Gorleston between 2.40pm and 2.50pm.

The man is described as white with dark brown hair and was wearing a red t-shirt and a beige sheepskin jacket.

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He was carrying a Lidl carrier bag.

Officers want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any of these thefts or may recognise the man.

Calls should be made to PC Lee Howell at Magdalen Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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