Arrest made following theft of 33 knives from store in Preston

Police have arrested a man following a theft from a shop in Preston City Centre.

They were called at around 4pm yesterday, (Monday, 10th  June 2024). It was reported a suitcase and 33 knives had been stolen from TJ Hughes in the Fishergate Centre.

A 41 year old man from Preston was arrested nearby.

Operation Vulture is Lancashire Constabulary’s response to shoplifting across the county.

The operation will see dedicated officers undertaking hotspot patrolling, increasing their visibility in targeted areas and creating strong partnerships with retailers across the county to better share intelligence, get a deeper understanding of retail crime and identify more offenders.

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