CCTV images of a man and a woman suspected of stealing from a Southend shop have been released.

Police are appealing for help in tracing the pair they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a skin care product from Boots.

The item was stolen at 11.40am on Sunday, September 15 from The Royals store, after the pair picked up the item made no attempt to pay.

The man is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall, and wore blue jeans, grey suede shoes with a dark sole, a grey Nike hooded top with darker grey patches on the shoulder, and a white studded belt.

The woman was also white and wore a pink jumper, light blue jeans, brown plimsolls and was carrying a black rucksack and a skateboard.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Ann Bush at Southend on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.