Thames Valley Police have thanked members of the public for their help in the search for a wanted man from Reading.

The force released an appeal on November 7 to find a missing 48-year-old man who was wanted for a number of shoplifting offenses.

Several occasions of theft occurred within stops in Shinfield, Reading between May 24 and August 13.

Thanks to help from people who shared the appeal, police are no longer searching for the alleged shoplifting.