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Today my husband set off a security alarm in a department
Hello,today my husband set off a security alarm in a department store. He refused to be searched, his exit was blocked and subsequently carried roughly by 6 security guards into cell within the store.… read more
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I shopped in m&s paid for my shopping at self service till
I shopped in m&s paid for my shopping at self service till by card entered my PIN took what I thought was a receipt and left the shop. I work 2 doors away the security guard took a picture of me on hi… read more
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hello i have jost recieved my crb paper . i have a valid complaint.the
hello i have jost recieved my crb paper . i have a valid complaint.the story goes..... shopping at asda i picked up a bottle of spirits along the isle i decided i did not want it and put it down . i f… read more
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MY FRIEND RECENTLY ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFT. HE WAS SEEN AND FOLLOWED
MY FRIEND RECENTLY ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFT. HE WAS SEEN AND FOLLOWED ON CCTV IN STORE. AND HAD AFEW CREAMS IN HIS BASKET, HE THEN PUT A MAGAZINE IN HIS BASKET WHICH COVERED THE CREAMS. HE THEN WENT DOWN… read more
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MY FRIEND RECENTLY ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFT. HE WAS SEEN AND FOLLOWED
MY FRIEND RECENTLY ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFT. HE WAS SEEN AND FOLLOWED ON CCTV IN STORE. AND HAD AFEW CREAMS IN HIS BASKET, HE THEN PUT A MAGAZINE IN HIS BASKET WHICH COVERED THE CREAMS. HE THEN WENT DOWN… read more
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o he went to superdrug, was holding a bag. picked up a basket,
o he went to superdrug, was holding a bag. picked up a basket, walked around the store, put some creams in the basket and a magazine, went downstairs to get a drink. near the drinks, there are no came… read more
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i got caught shopliftin makeup at asda jus over 2 years ago
i got caught shopliftin makeup at asda jus over 2 years ago which i now sincerely XXXXX XXXXX police came but i didnt get arrested nor did i have to go court, he did say i would have i criminal record… read more
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hi i would like to ask a question. my sister was wrongfully
hi i would like to ask a question. my sister was wrongfully detained my M & S security, and footage shows that she has not got any posssession of the any thing but M &S security let the actaul person … read more
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Jo C.
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Hi I am 36 and have never been in trouble with the police
Hi I am 36 and have never been in trouble with the police until two years ago when I was arrested on suspicion of theft from a store. I was buying 3 items but the cashier hadn't put through one of the… read more
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I went to Asda to purchase my goods as usual and I went to
I went to Asda to purchase my goods as usual and I went to a section to test out make up. I looked at Asda's own brand and I was not sure of the colour so I opened the packet to check the compact to s… read more
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dear sir, I have spent today at least two hours shopping
dear sir, I have spent today at least two hours shopping at Marks and Spencers I purchased a lot of items as I'm going on Holiday. On the way out the alarm went off I went back into store, a security … read more
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i was stopped in the street outside harrods entrance ten and
i was stopped in the street outside harrods entrance ten and told to go back to have my purchase checked which activated an alarm,they checked my receipt and told me i could go ,when i asked the secur… read more
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My son drove home from his place of work (via ASDA)at 1.45am
My son drove home from his place of work (via ASDA)at 1.45am (ish). He was about 200 yards away from his home when an unmarked policecar put its lights on. My son caried onto his home and pulled over.… read more
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A friend of mine was caught shoplifting in Asda and received
A friend of mine was caught shoplifting in Asda and received a caution and an £80 fine. Asda asked her is she had done this before and if she failed to tell the truth they would go through cctv. If th… read more
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My daughter was shopping with friends and handed loads of different
My daughter was shopping with friends and handed loads of different lip glosses to a male friend she was with saying 'hold this, hold that etc' while making her choices. She then decided on one, put a… read more
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How can i instigate prooceedings or claim compensation for
How can i instigate prooceedings or claim compensation for 'deformation of character' when staff wrongfully inappropriately and falsely accused me of shoplifting physical assault and use of bad langua… read more
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I was shopping in tesco & paid for all the grocerys in my full
I was shopping in tesco & paid for all the grocerys in my full trolley but I had put a small computer in the front of the trolley with security tag on it , I was tired when unloading, the trolley with… read more
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Arrested for suspected shoplifting then released without charge
I had baught some clothes from Asda which i was returning because they didnt fit but i could only find a receipt for 1 of the items.Due to this i tried the next sizes up in the clothes i had previousl… read more
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