Officers from Staffordshire Moorlands Local Policing Team (LPT) have released CCTV images of people they want to speak to in connection with eight separate incidents of theft from supermarkets in Cheadle.
The incidents were carried out at Asda, Ashbourne Road; Late Shop, Tean Road and Spar Shop, Cheadle Road.
They include thefts of alcohol and groceries between May and July 2014.
Police also want to speak to a man in connection with a theft from a cash machine at Asda on Saturday 5 July.
PC Dave Stubbs, local neighbourhood officer, said: “I am keen to identify the persons shown who are all suspected of shoplifting offences within the Cheadle town area. If you can identify anyone in the photos please contact me.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Dave Stubbs on 101. Alternatively they can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.