CCTV shows youngsters snatching £300 phone from Dewsbury store

A store in Dewsbury was targeted by a trio of thieves this afternoon.

Monday, 17th December 2018, 4:46 pm
Updated Monday, 17th December 2018, 5:38 pm
Staff at the phone shop say the suspects ran in different directions during their getaway.
Staff at the phone shop say the suspects ran in different directions during their getaway.

CCTV images released by Dewsbury Bargains show the three suspects, thought to be in their teens, enter the premises and snatch a phone worth in the region of £300.

The shop assistant said the trio were in the store for between three and four minutes, running in different directions during their getaway from the Corporation Street store.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Police were called at 1.43pm today to a report of a theft from a shop.

Staff at the phone shop say the suspects ran in different directions during their getaway.

"The suspect is reported to have stolen a mobile phone before making off. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 891 of today."