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Woman arrested after shoplifting and racially aggravated public order incidents in Chandler’s Ford

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.