A COUPLE stole £30 worth of food and magazines while in a Chelmsford shop with their three children.

Police are investigating the incident which happen on Sunday March 2 at the Co-op in Havengore at about 8.30pm.

The crooks walked into the store with the children, a boy and two girls, and then went around the aisles taking items off the shelves which they did not pay for.

CCTV images of the duo have been released by police as they look into the case.

Anyone who recognises the pair in the picture or who has information about the theft should contact Chelmsford’s Neighbourhood Crime Team on 101.