Police have released a CCTV image in connection with an alleged theft at a South Oxhey supermarket.

Several items were stolen from Tesco Express in Prestwick Road on Wednesday, August 23, at around 8:50pm.

Today (August 30), Herts Police issued an image of a man they would like to identify.

Sergeant Andrew Blackwood, from the Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “Our enquiries are continuing, and we are appealing for anyone with information to please get in touch.

“We are releasing this image because we believe the individual pictured may have been in the area at the time and could assist our investigation.”

Watford Observer: If you recognise him please contact police. If you recognise him please contact police. (Image: Hertfordshire Police)

If you recognise or know this man, contact the sergeant via his email, Andrew.blackwood@herts.police.uk or call 101 with the crime reference number 41/68921/23.

Man jailed for assault

In an unrelated incident, a 33-year-old man has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after he assaulted a man in Hemel Hempstead.

The victim was left with multiple fractures and permanent sight loss after the attack on the way back from a charity boxing event in Watford.

Leon Edmund was sentenced on Friday, August 25, at Luton Crown Court having pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm (GBH), causing actual bodily harm (ABH) and assault by beating.