DEVON and Cornwall Police have requested the help of residents in their investigation into an attempted theft in Okehampton.  

The force has put out a request for information regarding an attempted theft in Waitrose, Okehampton.  

The incident occurred at the store on Saturday, February 10 between 5.45pm and 6pm.  

A spokesperson said: “It was reported that a group of people attempted to leave the store with a trolley containing goods worth around £900 without having made payment.   

“Police investigating the incident would like to identify all four individuals pictured as they believe they may be able to assist them with their enquiries.   

“We are aware that the quality of the images is low, however, at this time, they are the only images we have and hope that the public may still be able to assist.  

“Anybody able to help the investigation can call police with information on 101, or via our website here, quoting reference number 50240033652.” 

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111.