Shoplifter threatened Security with a syringe

Police would like to speak to this man about an attempted assault at the Co-Op in Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw, on Thursday, 27 July.

Sometime between 6pm-6.30pm a suspected shoplifter ran out of the shop with goods, chased by a security guard.

The security tried to detain the suspect who lunged at him a knife. The security guard managed to block the suspect who then threatened him with a syringe.

The suspect dropped goods to the value of £75, then ran away.

The security guard was not hurt in the incident.

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘44170289401’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.