A SHOPLIFTING incident in a Morrissons, Bracknell, has led to police seeking witnesses.

The incident took place on Skimped Hill Lane, Bracknell, on Thursday, February 16, around 2.30pm when two shoplifters were stopped by an off-duty police officer.

The officer was then assaulted and recieved a head injury that required treatment during the assault.

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Since the incident took place, Thames Valley Police have revealed a CCTV image of two men they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

It is believed they have vital information regarding the crime. 

Bracknell News:  

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: "We're appealing for witnesses in relation to a shoplifting which occurred on Thursday 16th Febuary at 2:30pm.

"This was at Morrison's on Skimped Hill Lane, Bracknell.

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"They were stopped by an off duty police officer who was assaulted and received a head injury that required hospital treatment.

"Anyone with knowledge about this incident or who can help identify the males please call 101 quoting reference 43210065944.

"The Officer in Case is PC 5523 Wrigley."