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Today I went in Sainsbury and got caught shoplifting. I took
Second opinion] Hi, today I went in Sainsbury and got caught shoplifting. I took a protein bar prize £2 and I was about to leave the store when a security guard stoped me and bring me in his office. H… read more
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Today I went in Sainsbury and got caught shoplifting. I took
Hi, today I went in Sainsbury and got caught shoplifting. I took a protein bar prize £2 and I was about to leave the store when a security guard stoped me and bring me in his office. He knew what I ha… read more
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I was caught shoplifting in Debehams today. This is my first offence and have been in trouble with the law before. The security guard took me into a holding room and said I was on cctv stealing goods … read more
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I have been caught shoplifting chocolate bars and make up pencils
I have been caught shoplifting chocolate bars and make up pencils in Boots. The security guard followed me outside the store and asked me to go back in. He said he had been watching me on cctv for mon… read more
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can i be procecuted for re-entering a shop i have been banned
can i be procecuted for re-entering a shop i have been banned from? i was caught in M&S shoplifting over 1 year ago the police were called and i was taken to the station and cautioned, the shop securi… read more
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what rights do stores have relating to shoplifting. I have
what rights do stores have relating to shoplifting. I have just been accused of shoplifting which was an error as I left a small item at the bottom of the trolley when unloading at check out and then … read more
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I very stupidly decided to steal item from TK MAXX.I stole
I very stupidly decided to steal item from TK MAXX.I stole gloves worth £7.I was caught and the police were called,but they have not taken me to the police station as I have admitted that i have done.… read more
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Dear Sirs In July I was caught shoplifting in Tescos, they
Dear Sirs In July I was caught shoplifting in Tescos, they called the police and received their goods back.. I was taken to The Police Station and treated well and after an invterview was issued with … read more
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hi I got caught shoplifting bout 2weeks ago in wilkinson it
hi I got caught shoplifting bout 2weeks ago in wilkinson it was £19 worth makeup , I don't know y I been so stupid n done Tht , I'm really ashamed n Tht is first n last time , the security took me at … read more
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Hi my wife was arrested early this year ( january ) for suspicion
Hi my wife was arrested early this year ( january ) for suspicion of shoplifting and after she was taken to the police station she was let go without further action and that was that. Just today in ou… read more
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I feel I must give you some background information about me
I feel I must give you some background information about me first. I am a 36 year old mother, with a professional career. I have never taken anything which did not belong to me and I do not have a cri… read more
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I have today been caught shoplifting in tesco. The items were
I have today been caught shoplifting in tesco. The items were worth just under ?20. I bought about ?40 worth of food. It was a moment of madness that has never happened before. I should mention that I… read more
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I was caught for changing labels at a department store and
I was caught for changing labels at a department store and was arrested and charged. Ask to report to the police station in a month. What will happen now? I explained to them that I did change 1 but t… read more
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I was banned from entering all UK Debenhams store today and
I was banned from entering all UK Debenhams store today and had my picture taken. All this because I was carrying a non Debenhams carry bag to carry my shopping on boxing day. The bag was transparent … read more
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a genuine mistake was made and 2 items were taken from tesco
a genuine mistake was made and 2 items were taken from tesco for £4.50, the items were really wanted and a reques to still buy them was offered. over an £100 a week is spent in tescos i am a loyal cus… read more
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My niece was with a friend and the friend was caught shoplifting.
My niece was with a friend and the friend was caught shoplifting. Both were taken to the police station but given a reprimand. It was accepted that my niece was not guilty of actual shoplifting but wa… read more
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The other day I was caught shoplifting from Primark to a vaule
The other day I was caught shoplifting from Primark to a vaule of £20. Although I am not excusing my actions, I did not go into the shop intending to steal, i actually purchased from the store as well… read more
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Yesterday I walked out of dept store in shopping mall, into
Yesterday I walked out of dept store in shopping mall, into adjacent store to pay a bill. On top of my bag I had a jacket I had been trying on and a pair of slippers. I had no intention of stealing th… read more
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