POLICE are trying to identify a man they want to speak to in connection with a suspected theft from a shop.

The incident happened at the Co-op in Pelton, near Chester-le-Street on Thursday, October 10.

The man is described as white, in his late 20s or early 30s with short dark hair.

In images taken from CCTV from the shop, he is wearing a light grey hoodie and black combat style trousers.

Anyone who knows who the man is should call police constable Brandan Jackson on 101 or email email CaughtOn.Camera@durham.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference 279 of October 10.