A WITNESS appeal has been launched after three shoplifters dumped around £2,000 of vitamins and healthcare products after fleeing a Petersfield supermarket.

The thieves discarded two large coats containing nicotine replacement patches, IBS medication, toothbrush heads and similar items after being tracked by police.

The trio, who ran towards the station, stole the items from Waitrose around 3.30pm last Saturday.

The thieves, who were all white and aged in their late teens or early 20s, were not located but CCTV images were provided by the Rams Walk retailer.

If you recognise these men or witnessed the incident, call Hampshire Police on 101 quoting crime reference number 44230503105.