Two arrested for shoplifting in Eastbourne Tesco

Stock picture of a police officer on the beat to go with story about levels of fitness among Lancashire police officers PNL-160322-120026001
Stock picture of a police officer on the beat to go with story about levels of fitness among Lancashire police officers PNL-160322-120026001

Two people were arrested in Eastbourne in the early hours of this morning (Thursday) on suspicion of shoplifting.

Police said a ‘violent’ man and a woman were taken into custody after the incident at Lottbridge Drove Tesco around 12.50am.

According to Special Constable Pete Jennings, the pair were arrested after a struggle with staff on suspicion of attempting to take alcohol from the store.

He tweeted, “Two violent persons arrested by Eastbourne #SpecialConstables last night on suspicion of shoplifting.”