A CCTV image of a suspected shoplifter has been released by police in Waltham Forest. 

Police are looking for the man after he allegedly escaped from a security room at Asda in Leyton Mills on June 1 at 4:30pm. 

He was accused by security staff of attempting to steal £394 worth of baby milk and was stopped with the trolley load by the supermarket exit. 

An alleged accomplice had already stolen a similar amount of milk, according to police. 

The CCTV image has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify potential perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Anyone with information is asked contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.