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CCTV appeal after Hemel Tesco worker is attacked with pepper spray

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault at Tesco in Hemel Hempstead.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault at Tesco in Hemel Hempstead.

Police want to speak to this man after a supermarket security guard was sprayed in the face with what is believed to have been pepper spray.

The victim, aged in his 30s, was attacked as he approached someone suspected of shoplifting at Tesco in Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead.

It happened on Tuesday, December 11, between 7.15pm and 7.25pm.

PC Stephen Smyley said: “I am appealing to anyone who may recognise the man pictured as he may have information about the incident. If you see the person pictured please contact police immediately.”

The suspect made off in the direction of the store’s petrol station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Smyley via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference D1/12/7354. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

 

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