Man arrested after town chase

A suspected shoplifter is apprehended by store detective, on Aberdeen Walk, after chasing the man who ran from a store in the Balmoral Centre, at about 9.45am on Saturday morning. Police arrived quickly to take away the suspect.  Picture by Andrew Higgins  112786c   09/07/11
A suspected shoplifter is apprehended by store detective, on Aberdeen Walk, after chasing the man who ran from a store in the Balmoral Centre, at about 9.45am on Saturday morning. Police arrived quickly to take away the suspect. Picture by Andrew Higgins 112786c 09/07/11

A SCARBOROUGH man was apprehended by police on suspicion of shoplifting after a dramatic chase through the town’s streets on Saturday.

The incident happened around 9.45am when the man was hauled to the ground in Aberdeen Walk by a store security guard.

He had been pursued through the streets by two shop detectives after it was believed he had taken goods from the Wilkinson store, in the Balmoral Centre. After being dragged to the ground and handcuffed, he was taken away in a police van. Contact police if you saw them incident.