A MAN spat at a member of staff in Sainsbury's after leaving without paying for several bottles of alcohol.

The man entered the store in Meeting House Lane, Ringwood, between 1.35pm and 2pm on Friday, May 3.

After he left the store without paying for several bottles of alcohol, a member of staff approached him and asked him to return. The man then spat at the woman and walked off.

He is described as between 20 to 26 years old, around 6ft tall, of mixed race, slim build with short brown hair, wearing a black tracksuit top with the letters MAX on the back, black tracksuit bottoms and black and white trainers.

Anyone who recognises this man, or has any information, should call police on 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190152156.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.