Boots 'shoplifter' arrested by town Police
have been praised after the quick arrest of a woman following a
shoplifting incident at Burnham-On-Sea's Boots store yesterday (Saturday,
£200 of make-up products and fragrances were taken from the
High Street chemist at around 12 mid-day, but the store was able
to alert other nearby traders and the CCTV camera team and Police.
Donkin, the store's Assistant Manager, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It was our first day using Burnham's radio link scheme and
we put the message out straight away after realising the woman had
High Street CCTV camera operators at Sedgemoor District Council
were notified and were able to track the woman getting into a vehicle.
Burnham Police were able to identify the vehicle, track her down
locally and arrest her. We
were very impressed with the quick work of the Police in arresting
spokesman confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A woman was arrested
and evidence that supports the prosecution was seized, along with
a small quantity of drugs."