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

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

By George Buksmann
Monday, 1st February 2021, 4:43 pm

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.

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.

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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."

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.