Woman ‘equipped’ with wire-cutters stole £161 of alcohol

A resident has chased a burglar after finding him in his home in Scarning. Picture: Archant

A resident has chased a burglar after finding him in his home in Scarning. Picture: Archant

A woman “equipped” with wire-cutters stole £161 of alcohol at a Great Yarmouth supermarket.

Police said that security staff at Asda on Acle New Road detained the shoplifter on Thursday (March 28).

The wire-cutters were for removing security-tags, police said.

She had stolen £161 of alcohol.

“A woman was arrested at the scene for theft and going to the shop equipped”, police said.