Police were called to Marks and Spencer on Chapel Street this afternoon following a call from security guards. Thursday 21 May 2015.

The irate shoplifter was brought from Chapel Street to a waiting police van parked in the Christ Church car park.

A witness said:

“We heard screaming and shouting, the women had clearly been drinking. The security guards who detained her were having a good look through her bag.

The arresting Police officer confiscated a can of Special Brew which he then through onto the ground. Its a good job the police officer was not fined by the Southport litter wardens”.

ots-southport-rob3ots-canThe women was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting and then taken to Copy Lane police station for further questioning.


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