Boots in Cardiff's bustling Queen Street was the capital's most popular location for shoplifters
, with 307 incidents reported.
Security guard Gavin Sykes, who just days before had passed his driving test, chased |a shoplifter
in his car at Morrison's in Waterloo, below
The third type of shoplifter
has gotten a lot more press recently: "the professional shoplifter
Studies have shown that 60% of all shoplifters
return to the stores they've stolen from," said Bill Bregar, president of Loss Prevention Systems (losspreventionstore.
Chief Insp Dave Harris, of Northumbria Police's Northumberland Area Command, said he hoped the jail sentence would act as a warning to other shoplifters
Andy Talbot, shopping centre manager, said that since January they had been operating a zero tolerance policy against shoplifters
WREXHAM: A suspected shoplifter
at a Spar shop on September 29 last year
So uncritical was the programme that shoplifters
like Chris and Abbie were happy to go on and brag about their crimes, and be filmed taking orders from potential customers.
APPEAL: Police hunting a shoplifter
have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to
After the hearing city centre beat officer PC Guy James said: "Price is the most prolific shoplifter
in Devon and Cornwall.
Peer pressure is a major factor, and the program points out that just being with a shoplifter
makes a person an accomplice.
This program provides an alternative to the court system through the services of Shoplifters
Alternative (SA), which will be administering the program.