Police appeal for two men as £300 worth of razor blades stolen in Scarborough

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Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a high-value theft from a supermarket in Eastfield.

Two men entered the Morrisons supermarket in Eastfield last Friday evening at about 7.30pm, the duo stole a large quantity of Gillette Fusion and Gillette ProGlide razor blades, valued at almost £300.

They ran out of the store two minutes later carrying a shopping basket full of the stolen shaving items.

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The first suspect is described as white with a dark tan, 5ft 6ins tall, slim build, aged in his twenties with short black hair. He was wearing a black, long sleeved tracksuit top with a single white line running down each arm and black trainers.

Morrisons supermarket in Eastfield. (Photo: Google)Morrisons supermarket in Eastfield. (Photo: Google)
Morrisons supermarket in Eastfield. (Photo: Google)

The second suspect is described as white, 6ft tall, slim build, aged in his twenties with short black hair. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded top with a silver zip, black jogging bottoms and grey trainers.

The suspects made off on foot carrying the shopping basket and were not seen getting into a vehicle.

A police spokesperson said: "We are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify those involved. If you saw anyone matching this description, carrying a shopping basket in the area around the time of the offence, or if you have any information regarding the potential sale of these items, please get in touch."

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Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 366 Harvey Ross or email [email protected]

Information can be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number: 12210048370.