Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected shoplifter who attacked a shop worker. 

Suspect 145721 is wanted in connection with the incident at a 99p store in High Road, Leytonstone, on February 22 at 7.05pm. 

The man assaulted a staff member after being approached by the store's security staff.

The staff member received minor injuries and the shoplifter ran off.

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

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