POLICE have renewed an appeal for witnesses and dash-cam footage after an attack on a Boots staff member and more than £1,000 worth of stock was shoplifted.

The incident took place at just before 1pm on Saturday when two men entered the Boots store in Market Place, Wantage.

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The offenders placed more than £1,000 worth of facial cream products into a rucksack and left the store.

When they were challenged by a staff member, an altercation took place, resulting in the pair kicking the worker in the face, causing a suspected broken nose, cuts, swelling and bruising around the eyes.

The victim was treated by an ambulance at the scene but did not require further hospital treatment.

Thames Valley Police previously appealed for information over the weekend and released an mage of two men.

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Investigating officer PC Jamie Gosling said: "I am appealing to anybody who was in the Market Square or Denchworth Road area of Wantage on Saturday and believes that they witnessed this incident to please get in touch with police.

"I am also very keen to hear from anybody who may have dash-cam footage from the area between 1pm and 2.20pm to please get in touch with us.

"You can do so by calling 101, or make a report online, quoting reference number 43210083009.

"Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."