Suspect identified after spiders stolen from shop

A suspect wanted in connection with the theft of two spiders has been identified.

Police issued a CCTV image yesterday following the incident at Aquatic Finatic, near Northallerton, on December 17.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “As a result of the public appeal , a suspect has now been identified and an investigation is under way.

“North Yorkshire Police would like to thank everyone who shared the appeal below, which is no longer active.”

It is understood the spiders, a regal jumping spider and a pink toe tarantula, are due to be returned to the store.