Stroud/Gloucester: Alcohol Thefts

10 June 2014, 12:28 | Updated: 10 June 2014, 13:18

CCTV has been released of two men police wish to speak to in connection with thousands of pounds of champagne and vodka being stolen from shops in Stroud and Gloucester.

Officers say 12 bottles of Bollinger, Veuve Clicquot and Moet et Chandon were taken from a shop in Dudridge, Stroud, between 3pm and 3.20pm on Wednesday May 28. 

They say two people made four visits to the shop, one carrying a shopping basket and the other pushing a trolley. 

Cheltenham Gloucester Alcohol Theft 2The second theft, where five bottles of Grey Goose vodka were taken, took place the same afternoon at Gloucester Quays, at a shop on St Ann Way, between 4pm and 4.30pm. 

Officers believe that the two incidents are linked. 

The first man is described as white, in his thirties and around 5ft 8ins tall.

The second man is described as white, in his thirties and around 5ft 10ins tall. 

Both had a bald or shaven heads and were wearing dark clothing. 

Police want to hear from anyone who recognises the men pictured, or who has any information about the incidents on 101, quoting incident number 313 of May 28.