Pictures released as police investigate 'high value' theft at pharmacy

-Credit: (Image: GMP Stockport)
-Credit: (Image: GMP Stockport)


Police are appealing for help in identifying two people in connection with a 'high value' theft at a pharmacy. Officers in Stockport said that two offenders entered the Well Pharmacy on Town Street 'posing as legitimate customers'.

They then left the store after taking items worth £1,500, Greater Manchester Police said. The force said the theft was committed while staff were busy serving customers.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. In a post on GMP's Stockport page, officers said: "On May 15, a high valued theft occurred at Well Pharmacy, on Town Street in Stockport. At 2:30pm, two offenders entered the store posing as legitimate customers.

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"Whilst staff were busy serving customers and prepping prescriptions, the offenders took items totalling over £1,500 before making off in a grey Seat Altea. If you recognise the people pictured, or witnessed the theft take place, please contact us on 101 quoting the log number CRI/06JJ/0010123/24.

"Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."