Arrests made as police crackdown on crime at retail park in Netherfield continues

 Arrests made as police crackdown on crime at retail park in Netherfield continues

PICTURED: Victoria Retail Park

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Police have made two arrests as they continue with their crackdown on crime at Victoria Retail Park in Netherfield.

Officers say the initiative has been launched after a spate of thefts at the shopping area since coronavirus restrictions were lifted.

Yesterday, police officers spotted a suspicious vehicle on the retail park containing two men and a woman. They noticed that the car contained wine and gin which they suspected had been stolen from one of the nearby shops.

Police car at Victoria Retail Park in Netherfield
(IMAGE: Notts Police)

A few quick enquiries later and the two men were promptly arrested and have since been interviewed and charged.

A police spokesman said: “The recent spate of thefts has resulted in numerous reports in a post-lockdown shopping frenzy.

“A combination of uniformed officers in marked vehicles and our plain clothed officers are being used to combat any incidents arising.”

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