A MAN trying on an item of clothing in a charity shop in Alton High Street has fallen victim to theft.

The incident took place on Monday afternoon (April 9) when the man took off his jacket, leaving it on the floor, while he tried on an item of clothing from the sale rail.

While his attention was elsewhere his jacket was stolen along with his wallet, which was in his pocket.

Anyone with information relating to the theft should call Hampshire Police on 101, quoting reference 44180129869.