AN AGENCY worker who is alleged to have stolen £10,000 worth of deliveries while working for Hermes has been 'removed' by the company pending a criminal investigation.

The worker, who worked at a Hermes Parcelnet depot in Bridgwater, is accused of grabbing parcels off the delivery belt before using a colleague's credentials to print off new address labels.

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The parcels were then posted to him and his friends or family, and he even sold items on his Facebook page, it is alleged.

Avon and Somerset Police have confirmed that they received reports of a theft and enquiries are ongoing.

No arrests have been made.

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A spokesperson for Hermes said: "We can confirm that following an investigation by the Hermes Loss Prevention Team, an agency worker at the Bridgwater Depot was removed in early January.

"The matter has been reported to the police. Any affected customers have been fully reimbursed and we apologise for any inconvenience."

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