Friday 9 December 2016

Man tries to steal 7ft venetian blind by stuffing it up his jumper

Published 19/10/2016 | 09:38

This man is wanted by police over the theft of a venetian blind CREDIT: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE
This man is wanted by police over the theft of a venetian blind CREDIT: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE

Police are looking to speak to this man about the theft of a venetian blind from a furniture store.

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The alleged thief was captured on camera with what appears to be the stolen 7ft blind hidden under the hood of his jacket.

Police claim that sometime between 2pm and 2.25pm on Sunday a man entered the store and allegedly concealed a venetian blind down one trouser leg and up the back of his jacket.

In a statement from Northants Police said the man "then left the store making no attempt to pay for the item.

"He was followed by staff up a nearby canal path, where he dropped the blind before making off."

The blind was damaged as a result of the incident.

The blind was taken from a Dunelm Mill store in Nene Valley Retail Park, St James Mill Road Sometime between 2pm and 2.25pm on Sunday, 16 October.

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