Harrogate Traffic cops deploy stinger following suspected alcohol theft

A man suspected of stealing more than £180-worth of alcohol from a supermarket has been charged to court.

The 22-year-old, from , is alleged to have taken 13 bottles of Disaronno amaretto liquor from Morrisons on Road at 11.13am on Monday (5 February 2018).

He then made off in a black Ford Fiesta which failed to stop for as it travelled to Harrogate via Killinghall.

Traffic cops deployed a stinger device to deflate the car’s tyres at 11.20am.

 


 

Harrogate Traffic cops deploy stinger following suspected alcohol theft
Harrogate Traffic cops deploy stinger following suspected alcohol theft

 

They arrested the driver along with three passengers, a 29-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman and a 21-year-old woman.

Following enquiries, the three passengers were released with no further action to be taken.

 


 

The driver was later charged with five offences:

  • theft from a shop
  • failing to stop for the police
  • dangerous driving
  • driving without a licence
  • driving without insurance

He is due to appear at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on 22 February 2018.

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