Man Arrested & Knife Recovered Following Shoplifting Offence

During the early hours of this morning, police arrested a man, 36, who was wanted in connection with a theft from Sainsbury’s store on Westbury Street in Thornaby in July.

During the arrest, police recovered a knife and suspected class b drugs.

He was arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop, possessing a class b drug and possessing a knife blade/ sharp pointed article in a public place and he currently remains in custody.