Stolen shop goods recovered after chase
Published 24/12/2016 | 00:00
stolen goods worth €160 were recovered after gardai on foot patrol in Wexford chased and caught a shoplifter in the town.
Gardai said the officers were alerted by a shop manager at the town centre store and pursued the suspected shoplifter down Ann Street where she was arrested in the car park next to the post office.
The woman was found in possession of a stanley blade and a pair of pliers, however, gardai said neither of these items was brandished or used during the original incident or the arrest.
The incident took place during Saturday (December 17) afternoon.
A file is being prepared for the DPP.