A MAN was distracted at an off-licence while an accomplice stole crates of lager.
The victim working at The Wine Rack on Westbourne Road in Marsh answered a knock on the rear delivery door at 7pm on Wednesday.
He went to see who was there and a man outside kept him talking for a few moments.
While he was distracted, an accomplice slipped into the shop and stole a crate of Grolsch lager and a crate of Foster's lager.
The man who did the talking is white, aged about 30, about 5ft 9in with short cropped hair.
He is short and stocky and wore a blue T-shirt, shorts and a baseball cap.
He was riding a BMX bike.
Contact Pc Ian Welch on 01484 436659.