Shoplifting

Tory MP Chases Down Shoplifter While Clutching iPad

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

A Tory backbencher has chased down and detained an alleged shoplifter in his constituency. Douglas Carswell said he saw the man running down Pier A...

Teen Caught 'Shoplifting', With Dead Baby In Bag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

A teen arrested for shoplifting in a Victoria's Secret store was carrying a dead foetus in her shopping bag, police discovered. Tiona Rodriguez, 17...

Loose Onions and Carrots: Or, How to Steal from Sainsbury's

Michael Allen | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Allen

My finger hovers over the image of 'loose onions'. Could I get away with it? Avocados are pretty expensive. My heartbeat rises and I peer out of the corner of my eye at the security guard by the door. ..

Winston Churchill Banned From Nottingham City Centre

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

Winston Churchill, a thief with the same name as the legendary British politician, has been banned from all shops in a city centre after being convict...

WATCH: Mum and Daughter Shoplifting Team

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A video released by LiveLeak.com appears to show a Chinese women working with a very young partner in crime. According to Shanghaiist, the CCTV foo...

PHOTO: Crime-Fighting Cardboard Policeman Stolen By Thieves

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Comedy

A cardboard cut-out policeman - intended as a deterrent to would-be thieves - has been stolen from a Sainsbury's Local store in Shafton, Barnsley. ...

One In Three Britons Shoplift, Survey Says

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Nearly one in three Britons has shoplifted from self-service checkouts, according to a study run by financial website watchmywallet.co.uk. The poll...

Are You A Secret Self-Service Tea Leaf?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The self-service checkouts were designed to speed up lengthy queues – but supermarkets have unwittingly created a generation of self-service shoplif...

Antony Worrall Thompson - Unexpected Excitement in Bagging Area

Sam Fraser | Posted 11.03.2012 | Home
Sam Fraser

It's been a long time since I did any shoplifting - 31 years, to be precise, but I must have been better at it than Antony Worrall Thompson, because I didn't get caught.

Antony Worrall Thompson: The Cook, the Thief and the Do-Over

Alex Andreou | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK
Alex Andreou

I was as bemused as any man when I heard of Antony Worrall Thompson's arrest... But my very next thought was of Nicolas Robinson. He is the 23-year-old who was arrested for stealing water worth £3.50 from Lidl during the London Riots.

Foreign Students 'Blamed For Surge In Theft'

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Police and business leaders have distanced themselves from a suggestion that foreign students face curbs on entering shops in a city where they have b...

Middle-Class Shoplifters Target Luxury Cheese And Gourmet Meats

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Forget bottles of booze and cigarettes, the shoplifting fraternity has gone gourmet as a new wave of wealthy consumers turn to pilfering high-end deli...

WATCH: Woman Shoplifter Filmed Biting Shop Assistants

zoomin.tv | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

A female shoplifter has been captured on CCTV biting, punching and pulling the hair of three male shop assistants as she attempted to make her getaway...