Express & Star

Suspected meat thief found hiding in kitchen cupboard

A suspected thief was found hiding in a kitchen cupboard in Wolverhampton.

Last updated

The suspect is believed to have stolen more than £100 worth of meat and chocolate from Tesco last week.

Heath Town and East Park Police tweeted saying: "The team have identified an offender who stole over £100 of meat and chocolate from Tesco last week.

"Female has been arrested by the team today after she was found hiding in the kitchen cupboard #NiceToMeatYou #ToMeatYou #NICE #OhDidntTheyDoWell."

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: "Officers today arrested a 27-year-old woman on suspicion of theft after reports that items were stolen from Tesco Express in Willenhall Road, Wolverhampton, on January 26.

"She is currently in custody while inquiries continue."

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.