A SUSPECTED meat thief is being sought in Basildon.

Police have released images of a man they want to speak to after more than £50 of meat was taken from the Co-Op store in Butneys at 4.10pm on Monday, July 21.

Anyone who recognises the man in the images is asked to contact PS Simon Gray at Basildon Police Station on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.