Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to identify following a theft from a shop in Hitchin town centre.

At around 2.35pm on Tuesday, January 30, skincare products worth approximately £400 were stolen from Boots on High Street.

The shopping basket used to remove the items from the store was found discarded in a bin in Tilehouse Street a short while later.

PCSO Cynthia Combe, from the Hitchin Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "We believe the men pictured may have been in the area at the time and could have important information for us.

"If you recognise them, or you are either of the men pictured, please email me at cynthia.combe@herts.police.uk."

You can also report information online at orlo.uk/NI7yL, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat at orlo.uk/GfZRt or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/8271/24.

Alternatively, you can stay anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.