Sainsbury’s shoplifting suspect detained after waving vodka bottle and grabbing fire extinguisher, say police
A shoplifting suspect is in custody after waving a vodka bottle at Sainsbury’s staff in East Grinstead, Mid Sussex Police have said.
The incident happened last night (Wednesday, August 4), said Mid Sussex Neighbourhood Policing Inspector Darren Taylor.
He told his Twitter followers: “A shoplifter stopped by staff at Sainsbury’s, EG last night thought he would try and escape them by waving a vodka bottle at them and then grabbing hold of a fire extinguisher to help him escape.”
“The brave staff managed to detain him,” Inspector Taylor added.
Anyone with information can get in touch online at www.sussex.police.uk or call 101.