Two sought for Colne and Earby Saturday afternoon shoplifting

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Police are seeking two male offenders who stole a quantity of meat from the Co-op stores in Earby and Colne at the weekend.

At approximately 2-30pm on Saturday, one male wearing a flat cap, Wellington boots and a waist length jacket and another wearing an England shirt, brown jacket and tracksuit bottoms stole £200 of meet from Earby’s Co-op store in Victoria Road.

Two men matching the same description stole 12 packs of steak from Colne’s Co-op store in Market Street on the same afternoon.

Police are linking these two incidents to another shoplifting at Earby’s Co-op on Wednesday, April 2nd, when a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne, three steaks and a jar of coffee were stolen by a male and female.

Anybody with any information on the two incidents should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.