Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attempted theft from a shop. 

Officers are investigating reports a man attempted to take a fragrance product from John Lewis in Bond Street, Chelmsford, around 1.30pm on November 22, 2021.

The man was startled by a member of staff and returned the item to the shelf before leaving the store.

A spokesman said: "If you recognise the person pictured or have any information which may help our investigation, please call us on 101 quoting crime reference 42/271389/21.

"You can also submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

"Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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