Man arrested in Chichester with whisky and Champagne up his sleeve and knife in his pocket

A suspected shoplifter has been arrested after being found with a bottle of whisky, bottle of Champagne and a knife.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 4:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:11 pm
Sussex Police
Sussex Police

The man was arrested when officers found him carrying the items after being called to reports of a suspected shoplifter in Chichester.

Officer Tom Van Der Wee posted on twitter yesterday morning saying: "Deployed to a report of a detained shoplifter in Chichester. Upon our arrival we searched the male and located a bottle of whisky and Champagne up his sleeve and knife in his pocket.

"We've arrested him and are now on route to custody."

Sussex Police

Anyone wishing to report a crime should contact police on 101.