POLICE investigating a shoplifting incident have released this image of a couple who attempted to chase the offender.

The incident happened in Boots in Clitheroe on December 27 last year at around 2.30pm.

Ribble Valley Police said on Facebook: "We are investigating a shoplifting offence from Boots in Clitheroe on the 27/12/17 at 14:30.

"We are trying to trace the couple in the photo who attempted to chase the offender."

Officers are appealing for potential witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Towler on 01200 478766 or email 947@Lancashire.pnn.police.uk