POLICE want to speak to a man in connection with the theft of hundreds of pounds worth of magazines from a newsagents in Stroud over a three-year period.

Officers believe specialist Apple Mac computer magazines worth a total of £600 have been stolen from the store in King Street by the same man since 2011.

In the latest incident, shortly after 10am on Wednesday, July 9, the man picked up a copy of iCreate, ripped the barcode off and walked out without paying.

Officers have released two images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the crimes.

He is described as white, 6ft tall, of medium/heavy build, in his 60s and with short, white hair. In the last incident he was wearing blue jeans, navy jacket, white striped shirt and sunglasses clipped to his shirt.

Anyone who recognises him should call 101, quoting incident 139 of July 9, and ask to speak to PC 1252 Gillan.