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Quick response to Harrogate shoplifting incident thanks to CCTV operators

Last modified: 29 October 2020 at 12:36pm

Police arrested a man on Leeds Road in Harrogate last night (28 October) following a report of shoplifting in the town.

At around 5.30pm officers intercepted a silver car after information was passed to North Yorkshire Police by CCTV operators following the report from a store on Cambridge Road.

The suspect’s vehicle was stopped and the driver, a man from  the Leeds area, was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and taken into custody.

The investigation into the theft of £1,500 worth of suspected stolen goods is ongoing.

The arrested man has been released while under investigation.

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