shoplifting

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Synonyms for shoplifting

the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store

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Dickerson, of Culross Grove, Stockton, was given a conditional discharge for six months and an order to remain at her current address for four weeks after she pleaded guilty to shop theft and breach of a suspended prison sentence.
I have received a lot of emails from people congratulating us for taking action against shop theft.
Shop theft is often the ``gateway'' crime that leads to more serious offending.
A study of crime figures in Bristol last December showed a 60 per cent rise in shop theft and credit card fraud.
A spokesman said: "We cannot rule out a link between these cases and the chemist shop theft.
Pcs Webb and Dale are attached to the West Midlands Police Shop Theft Squad, based at Digbeth police station in Birmingham.
Source protection is a major step forward in the battle against shop theft.
Coulby Newham neighbourhood police team would like thank the group of local youths who took it upon themselves to assist staff from the Spar store at Marton Shops when a male entered the store and committed a shop theft.
The post Suspect arrested after shop theft appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
However, while on bail for that shop theft, the former Newcastle Breweries worker struck again, this time at a Tesco Express, in Chapel Park, where he tried to steal an unknown value of meat.
Defendant needed hospital treatment THE case of a man accused of shop theft was adjourned because he needed to go to hospital.
The youngsters, aged 13 and 14, had pleaded guilty to kidnap as well as two charges of shop theft.
Bychkov was arrested last year over a shop theft but began telling officers about the bodies.
TJ Morris, the company behind Home Bargains, is tackling shop theft by displaying images of suspected shoplifters in its stores and on its website.
Steven Edwards, prosecuting, said Ms Roberts had been arrested for shop theft and brought to Caernarfon Police Station custody suite where she suffered a fractured left arm.