'Travelling criminals' arrested after large quantity of booze stolen from Amble shops

A gang of 'travelling criminals' from Wearside have been arrested after hundreds of pounds of alcohol was stolen from two Amble shops.

Friday, 11th March 2016, 4:27 pm
Updated Friday, 11th March 2016, 4:31 pm
Police news.

The group from Sunderland were arrested in the town on Tuesday following reports of shoplifting in both Co-op stores. The value of the alcohol equated to more than £250 and the booze has since been recovered. The vehicle used by the team was also seized by police.

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The gang have been released on police bail until Tuesday.