Man pushed two-year-old to the ground during Co-op theft

A man pushed and injured a two-year-old child during an alleged theft at a Co-op store in Lincoln.

The offender entered the store on Carholme Road in Lincoln on September 5 and filled a bag with items. As he was leaving the store he pushed the child to the ground, causing a minor injury.

The man then fled the scene on a bike with the stolen items.

Police officers are investigating the theft and common assault. The force released a CCTV image on October 15 of a man they would like to speak with in connection with these two incidents.

He is described as around five foot 10 with short dark hair and facial hair. He was wearing a grey t-shirt and grey jeans.

Anyone with information, or who recognises the pictured man, should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting reference 135 of September 5.

It can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online here.