Peterborough man threatened store staff with knife after being caught stealing

A man caught stealing goods from a shop threatened staff with a knife after being challenged.

Wednesday, 30th January 2019, 11:31 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 7:48 pm

A man was seen to enter the One Stop shop in St Paul’s Road at 6.23pm last night and steal goods.

When challenged he threatened staff with a knife before running off.

A member of the public followed the man for quite some distance and two officers who were on patrol nearby then arrested him.

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The man (33) from Peterborough was arrested on suspicion of theft and possessing a knife in public. He remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.