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Started by: PeterP (8797)

I always thought to be detained for shoplifting you had to have left the premises. Now on the news more and more people are being detained whilst still on the premises. I am asking this because when I am out shopping with my wife if we only require a few items (she cannot have a basket on her lap)I normally put a bag across the handles of the wheelchair and put the items in that, then empty the bag at the till. Could we get pulled for an alleged shoplifting offence

Started: 16th Feb 2017 at 10:11

Posted by: kathpressey (5329) 

I don't know but personally i wouldn't put anything inside my own bag while inside the shop. It's only your world then that you intended to get the things out at the till. Can you not hang the basket on the handle?

Replied: 16th Feb 2017 at 12:53

Posted by: PeterP (8797)

Kath tried that it just tips over

Replied: 16th Feb 2017 at 15:10

Posted by: kathpressey (5329) 

maybe have a word at customer services before you shop to clear yourself?

Replied: 19th Feb 2017 at 11:58

 

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