A MAN thought to have stolen £320 worth of electrical items from a Basildon store is wanted by the police.

CCTV images of the man, who selected electric toothbrushes and epilators and hid them in a large sports bag, have been released by the police in the hope of identifying him.

The man then left the Wilkinsons store at Westgate Park at about 8.30am on Friday, April 18, without attempting to pay for the items.

Anyone who can identify the man should contact the investigating officer Pc Michael Hillis at the Basildon Retail Crime Unit on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.