A THIEF stole from a convenience store in Leominster by hiding the items as he left the store.

West Mercia Police said the male offender selected items from the shelves at the Spar store, Bargates, on Saturday.

He hid the items and then left the store without making any attempt to pay.

The police didn't provide a time of the alleged theft, but are continuing their enquiries and CCTV checks.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 and quote 831s 191019 as the reference.