POLICE have issued CCTV images showing three people who they would like to speak to following a theft from shop in Helmsley.

The theft happened at Room Four Antiques on Bridge Street at 3:15pm on Saturday, September 1.

Two women and a man entered the store. Police said that one of the women distracted staff while the second took a small bronze ornament and concealed it in her jacket before leaving the store without paying.

Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Stephen Ashley or email stephen.ashley@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

Information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Quote reference number 12180165395 when passing on information.