AN Aveley man has been cautioned after stealing a wallet left on a bus.

The 42-year-old took the wallet after a passenger had left it on the No. 22 bus.

He was later called to Grays police station on Friday, April 11, after police had released a CCTV image at the time of the crime.

He was cautioned after admitting the theft which happened at around 5pm on Saturday, March 29.