AN ALLEGED shoplifter was arrested today (Thursday) by police — who shared a picture of the stolen goods they recovered.

Isle of Wight Police tweeted that officers pursued a suspect on foot and carried out a stop and search, before arresting the alleged offender and taking him into custody.

A spokesperson confirmed the incident happened in Newport, between 10.45am and 11.15am, and a 21-year-old Newport man was arrested.



Operation Donkey, led by the Newport Neighbourhoods Policing Team, is aimed at targeting known offenders.

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