Police have released CCTV footage of a woman they want to speak to after two spiders and live food were stolen from a North Yorkshire pet shop earlier this month.

The woman, pictured wearing a brown coat and black leggings and carrying a red bag is a person of interest for the police after the theft in Northallerton on December 17. 

Darlington and Stockton Times: Image of woman on CCTV.Image of woman on CCTV. (Image: NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE)

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Anyone with information that could help to identify her is asked to get in touch with William.cooper@northyorkshire.police.uk.

North Yorkshire Police added: "If you wish to remain anonymous , you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

"Please quote North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230240058 with any information."