Mounted police arrest suspected shoplifter

PUBLISHED: 15:20 09 March 2018 | UPDATED: 15:20 09 March 2018

The man was arrested by mounted police in Palmer Row. Picture: Eleanor Young

The man was arrested by mounted police in Palmer Row. Picture: Eleanor Young

Eleanor Young

A man has been arrested in connection with a shoplifting offence in Weston-super-Mare today (Friday).

The man was arrested by mounted police in Palmer Row. Picture: Eleanor YoungThe man was arrested by mounted police in Palmer Row. Picture: Eleanor Young

The man was detained by two police officers on horses who were called to the Sovereign Shopping Centre’s Wilko at 2.46pm this afternoon.

The officers, with the support of street wardens, apprehended the man in Palmer Row off North Street, approximately a five-minute walk from Weston’s retail centre.

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