A WOMAN has been accused of stealing make-up and toiletries worth £200.

Police want to speak to this woman (pictured) who is alleged to have hidden the items in her bag on Thursday April 3 at about 8.40pm.

Police have only now released her photograph.

It is alleged she went into Asda in Priory Chase, Rayleigh, put items in her bag and left the store without making attempt to pay for them.

She is described as white with brown, shoulder length hair. She was wearing a black coat with white fur collar, dark blue jeans, a grey jumper which may have had a love heart motif on the front and was carrying a burgundy and black bag.

Anyone with information should call Pc Paul Ledger at Rayleigh police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.