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Police called to theft from Fishergate shop

Posted on - 26th February, 2018 - 4:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Fishergate was full of shoppers when the incident took place Pic: Tony Worrall
Fishergate was full of shoppers when the incident took place Pic: Tony Worrall

A Preston mini-supermarket was targeted during Sunday afternoon.

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Clothing, shoes and chocolate were taken from a number of shops in Fishergate.

Police attended the incident, near the junction with Lune Street, and made an arrest outside Sainsbury’s.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft at around 1pm.

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Eyewitnesses reported seeing around six police vehicles in attendance.

A police spokesman said this was due to a previous incident, about a concern for safety, which was ongoing in Fishergate but the officers were stood down and were still in the area when the next incident took place.

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