Young boy 'helped men steal from charity shop'
A boy as young as five was enlisted by two men to steal from a charity shop in a distraction theft, police said.
Officers released CCTV footage of a man appearing to instruct the boy to take a mobile phone from behind the till of a Cancer Research store in Wimbledon.
A second man is said to have been distracting staff.
The Metropolitan Police has urged anyone with information on the alleged theft, which took place on 11 October, to contact them.
CCTV footage shows the group leaving the shop with the charity shop worker's mobile phone stuffed down the child's trousers and ladies' clothing... read more
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