Police have released a CCTV image of a woman in a distinctive hat they would like to trace after the alleged theft of bottles of champagne in Northallerton.

The woman in a long puffer jacket, wearing a black hat with big ears, was captured in a Sainsbury's store in Northallerton

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "We’ve issued this CCTV image of a woman we need to speak to following the theft of several bottles of Champagne from Sainsbury's on the High Street, Northallerton, at around 1.30pm on January 25.

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"If you can help, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101, option 4 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website."

Callers are asked to quote reference 12240015241 when passing on information.

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