Officers attending a supermarket in Chandler’s Ford after reports of shoplifting have arrested a woman in connection with a number of offences
It comes after police were called to Asda Superstore on Bournemouth Road just before 3.15pm yesterday afternoon (29 March) after it was alleged that a woman was in possession of a number of items of alcohol which had been taken from the store without making payment.
A 40-year-old woman from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop.
She was searched by officers and a de-tagging device was located and seized. While under arrest, she is alleged to have then racially abused a store security guard before assaulting a police officer.
The woman was further arrested for going equipped, racially aggravated public order and assaulting an emergency worker.
She remains in custody at this time.