Police are on the hunt for a man and a woman following a spate of thefts from art galleries in the Marazion and Penzance area. The couple had a small golden haired terrier with them.

The woman is described as being in her late 50’s, 5ft 8 to 5ft 9 and of heavy build. She walked with a stick and was wearing waterproof clothing.

The man was similarly dressed, was bald and was also in his late 50’s The incidents happened at about lunchtime on Friday, February 15.

Several hundred pounds worth of pottery and art books were stolen from four art galleries in the area.

If you are able to put a name to either person, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference AP/13/394.

It is believed that the couple may have been visiting the area as holiday makers so may have also stayed in local accommodation.