A GROUP of men walked into a shop in Crewe and stole dozens of mobile phones from a display.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft, which occurred at the Carphone Warehouse on Earle Street retail park.

Three men walked into the store at 6.35pm on Thursday, March 14, and snatched 26 mobile handsets from the shelves.

They then fled from the store across the retail park towards Earle Street.

The first offender is described as white, tall and in his late 20s. He was wearing a blue woolly hat and a blue bomber jacket.

The second offender is white, small and in his mid 20s. He was wearing a black woolly hat and dark clothing.

The third offender is black, slim, tall and in his 20s. He was wearing a black woolly hat.

DC Mike Rushton said: "We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw these men running from the scene towards Earle Street and getting into a vehicle.

"Anyone with information should contact me on 101 quoting incident number 836 of 14 March 2013.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."