O2 worker wanted for theft of 252 iPhones

Usman Sethi
Usman Sethi was captured on CCTV at the O2 store around the time of the theft Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police have released images of a man wanted in connection with the theft of 252 Apple iPhone 5 smartphones from a shop in south-west London.

Usman Sethi, 23, works as an assistant at the O2 Store in Wimbledon from which the phones were stolen.

He has been captured on CCTV in the store early on Friday morning, hours before the phones were due to go on sale.

The iPhone 5 was launched by Apple on Friday morning and retails for between £529 and £699.

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