Aquatics lighting theft

Police in Sefton have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to following the theft of expensive equipment from a garden centre in Maghull.

Two ‘Blue Marine’ LED lighting units for use in fish tanks were stolen from a display within the aquatics section of the store on Sefton Lane.

A member of staff working on the day of the theft – Sunday 21st February – noticed them missing and check with colleagues to see if they had been recently sold.

When she was told they hadn’t she checked the shop’s CCTV and contacted the police.

The lighting units are worth £350 and £250 respectively.

A number of customers had been in the shop that afternoon and officers are keen to hear from anyone who there that afternoon who saw anything suspicious.

They are particularly keen to identify and trace the man in the CCTV still as they believe he may have information that could assist the investigation into the theft.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting crime reference number 0516041326 or leave information anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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