Shoplifting spree prompts Exmouth police appeal

PUBLISHED: 15:55 04 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 04 March 2013

Bottles of whisky worth more than £100 have been stolen from a store in Exmouth as part of a string of Bottles of whisky worth more than £100 have been stolen from a store in Exmouth as part of a string of shoplifting offences throughout Devon.

Police believe four offences, carried out on February 1 at shops in Exmouth, Teignmouth, Paignton and Torquay, involve the same men.

Devon and Cornwall police said three men entered the Co-op in Exeter Road separately at around 5pm, where they selected items from a display, hiding them in their pockets.

Bottles of whisky worth more than £100 have been stolen from a store in Exmouth as part of a string of Bottles of whisky worth more than £100 have been stolen from a store in Exmouth as part of a string of shoplifting offences throughout Devon. Police believe four offences, carried out on February 1 at shops in Exmouth, Teignmouth, Paignton and Torquay, involve the same men. Devon and Cornwall police said three men entered the Co-op in Exeter Road separately at around 5pm, where they selected items from a display, hiding them in their pockets.

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Police are appealing for help identifying a group of men they believe can help with an investigation into a string of shoplifting offences in Devon, including one in Exmouth.

Bottles of whisky worth more than £100 have been stolen from a store in Exmouth as part of a string of shoplifting offences throughout Devon.

Police believe four offences, carried out on February 1 at shops in Exmouth, Teignmouth, Paignton and Torquay, involve the same men.

Devon and Cornwall police said three men entered the Co-op in Exeter Road separately at around 5pm, where they selected items from a display, hiding them in their pockets.

Officers said seven 70cl bottles of Famous Grouse Whiskey, valued at £102, were taken.

Police have released this CCTV image of a group of men they would like to speak to as part of an ongoing inevstigation.

Earlier in the day three men visited Co-op in Teignmouth, taking four bottles of Veuve Cliquot Champagne valued at £144.

At a store in Torquay two men stole four bottles of Smirnoff vodka.

Goods worth more than £2,000 were stolen from a Co-Op in Paignton when two men entered the rear of the store, stealing 27 cases of cigarettes, cigars, tobacco products and four cases of chewing gum.

If you can help police identify the men in this image, call 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime ref. JG/13/190.

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