POLICE want to find this man after three Rolex watches were stolen from a jewellers in York.

North Yorkshire Police said the theft happened at about 11am on Wednesday in High Ousegate, and they believe the theft may be linked to a similar incident in Manchester.

A spokesman said the suspect was a black man, about 5ft 10ins tall with long black dreadlocks. He wore a blue bandanna, a black bomber jacket with green, red and gold flowers on the back, black trousers and black shoes with white trim. He carried a designer over-the-shoulder bag.

Police also asked York shopkeepers to get in touch if they think the man may have visited their store.

Anyone with information or who recognises the man in the pictures should phone police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, quoting reference 12190004972.