POLICE are appealing for help in identifying men involved in two separate thefts from a town store.

The two individuals are both suspected of stealing items from the Co-op on Stokesley High Street.

The first incident happened at 9.40pm on January 2, when a man went into the shop and allegedly filled a bag with joints of meat and then left the store without attempting to pay for the items.

The second incident happened at 5.45pm on Friday, January 5, when a man took three bottles of spirits and then left without paying.

Police would like to speak to both of the men pictured in the CCTV images they have released.

Anyone who recognises either of the men, or has any other information, should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Michael Wilson.

Alternatively, email Michael.wilson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

Please quote crime reference number; 12180001380 when passing on any information.