A MAN stole multiple phones totalling thousands of pounds.

Police have launched an appeal to find the man pictured, after the phones were stolen from Apple, at Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock.

The theft took place on April 10 from the busy store.

A police spokesman said: “We received a report that a man entered the store on Tuesday, April 10, and took phones worth a four-figure sum.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Ian Howitt at Lakeside Community Policing Team on 101.”

Or report information through Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online.