An E-Fit image has been released after thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes were stolen from a lorry outside a supermarket.

At around 1.30pm on Monday, May 18, a delivery was being made to the Co-op store on the High Street in Chalfont St Giles.

Whilst the lorry was open, a man jumped onto the back of the lorry and stole thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes.


Lorry overturns after crash with car - man injured and M40 shut

'Our hearts are broken': Devastated families pay tribute to cyclists killed in A40 crash

He subsequently fled with two other men towards the green and got into a black Audi A6.

Police have since recovered the vehicle.

The offender is described as a white man, around 25-years-old and approximately 6ft tall. He has short stubble on his face and was wearing a cap and a black jacket.

Investigating officer Case Investigator Hazel Browne, based at Amersham police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who recognises the man depicted, or who has any information about this offence, to get in touch.

“You can contact us using our online form or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43200146250. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800 555 111.”