Police chase ends in thief being arrested in Rugby town centre

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A THIEF was tracked down by CCTV operators, police officers and town centre rangers and arrested yesterday (Thursday).

At around 12.30pm yesterday a vehicle drove into Rugby and activated the Rugby First CCTV cameras - indicating that the people in the car were involved in retail crime.

CCTV operators followed the man as he went into a shop in town and stole £250 worth of clothing before running back to the car.

Rugby First rangers tried to stop the vehicle but he drove off at speed.

The vehicle was then stopped by police nearby and the man was arrested and the stolen property recovered.