Designer clothes bagged by thief in Chichester

A SHOPLIFTER was arrested after a plain-clothed officer in West Street, Chichester, saw him putting clothes inside a bag and then leaving a shop without paying.

Patrick McCormack, 34, of Billy Lawn Avenue, Leigh Park, appeared at Worthing Magistrates’ Court today (December 23), charged with stealing more than £2,500 worth of clothing.

The items included Ralph Lauren clothing and perfume which were taken from House of Fraser in Chichester on December 12, December 15 and December 22.