Police have released CCTV after a man who attempted to steal sweets and clothing from a Swanley supermarket racially abused a staff member.

The suspect entered the store on London Road at around 5pm on Thursday, November 11.

He was challenged as he tried to leave the premises without paying for items, and is reported to have made racist comments towards a member of staff, before leaving empty handed.

Investigating officer, PC Charlie Butler, said: "We would like to identify the person pictured in the CCTV image who we believe may be able to assist with our enquiries.

"I would urge anybody who recognises him to contact the appeal line."

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/231347/21.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the anonymous online form on their website.

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