CCTV appeal following theft from Chelmsford department store

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Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a theft that took place at the John Lewis store, Bond Street, Chelmsford on Friday October 21.

Two men entered the store at around 5pm and headed for the top floor where a Garmin Fenix 6 Smart Watch and two Microsoft Surface Pro laptop computers valued in total at £1,207.00 were removed from the display. All items were tagged.

When the men left the store, the security alarm activated. They were last seen running towards Chelmsford High Street.

The first suspect is described as a very slim white man, aged 18. He had shoulder-length, straight blonde hair and was wearing a khaki/camouflage baseball cap backwards. He wore a black t-shirt with a silver ‘squiggle’ pattern, black hoodie, camouflage trousers, black trainers and carrying a black backpack.

The second suspect is described as a medium build black man, aged 20. He was wearing a black beanie hat, black hooded jacket with an all-over white ‘squiggle’ pattern, blue jeans, black and white Adidas trainers. He was carrying a tote bag bearing a school logo.

If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote crime reference 42/262520/22 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.

You can submit a report on the police website or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit to find out more about the website reporting services.

Alternatively, you can call 101.


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