AN appeal has been launched after a pair of shoplifters tried to steal around £250 worth of goods.

A man and woman went in the Tesco Extra store on Cross Street in Hindley and grabbed a range of goods including bottles of Jack Daniels and toilet rolls.

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But as they attempted to leave the shop, they were stopped by security staff and PCSOs and left the items behind.

They escaped in an unregistered car.

If you have any information contact police on 101.