POLICE have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to locate following a high value robbery at Griffins Jewellers, Prospect Street, Bridlington on Saturday 21 January 2012.
Between 1245hrs and 1257hrs, a man has entered the store and asked the female shop assistant if he could look at some earrings on display in the window.
The man and the woman leave the shop and the man indicates which of the items he wishes to see.
They both re enter the shop and the shop assistant shows the man the items of jewellery.
It is then alleged the man knocked a tray of jewellery out of her hand before asking her to wrap up a pair of earrings he wished to purchase and he would be back in a short time.
As the woman returned the items to the window she noticed a large value ring, valued at an estimated £24,000, had been stolen.
The man did not return to the store and the shop assistant alerted police of the theft.
The man has been decribed as being a white man, aged between 35-42 years old,of a medium build, and wearing a baseball cap, light coloured top (possibly with a hood) a white t shirt beneath and light coloured jeans.
Following the incident police released two electronic images of the man. Police have spoken to a number of witnesses and a number of desriptions have been been given to police.
Anyone who may have information in connection with the incident is asked to call Humberside Police tel 101 quoting crime reference 1886581.