POLICE are keen to speak to a man over a suspected theft said to have taken place last month.

Officers in Newton Aycliffe have issued a photograph of the man they are keen to trace in relation to the alleged crime on Tuesday January 8.

If anyone knows the identity of the man on the image they are asked not to make comment on social media, but to contact the force to pass on details via the 101 number to Durham Constabulary, quoting crime number CRI00172424.

No further details have been given of the theft in question.