Scarborough police are appealing for information after a burglary and theft at a bookies.
It occurred at the Betfred bookmakers in Falsgrave Road, between 5.30pm and 6pm on Saturday, December 14, though police have just today released the information about the month old crime
A man distracted a member of staff as a woman entered a staff only part of the premises and stole two purses.
The man is described as being in his late 20s, white, 5ft 7in tall, with a slim build and short fair hair. He has acne on his face. He was wearing a black jacket, dark t-shirt and jeans.
The woman is in her early 20s, with a slim build and dark hair, worn in a pony tail. She also has a piercing in her face.
PC Simon Garnett, of Scarborough Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “If you know who committed this burglary or have any information which could help my enquiry, I ask that you get in touch straight away.”
Anyone who has information about this burglary should contact Scarborough police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Simon Garnett. Alternatively, information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting reference number 12130216208.