CCTV Image and Footage Released after Charity Box Theft

Police are releasing CCTV footage and an image of a woman that they would like to speak to in connection with a theft of a charity box which was taken from the reception area of the Metro Inns Hotel in Portrack, Stockton.

The incident occurred on Thursday 17th August at 10:45am when the woman checked out of the hotel and once she had left the charity box belonging to Donna’s Dream Homes had gone.

The woman shown in the image and footage is described as being a small female with a tanned complexion, around 5 ft 4” tall, of slim build and aged between her late 40s to early 50s. She is thought to be from the Newcastle area and she was accompanied by a local man.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the woman shown in the CCTV footage is asked to contact PC Dave Leen on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.