Alleged shoplifter accused of spitting and punching two people who tried to stop him stealing alcohol from a shop in Warwick

A man has been charged with theft and assault and will appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court today (Wednesday)

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 4:09 pm

An alleged shoplifter reportedly spat and punched two people who tried to stop him after he stole alcohol from a shop in Warwick.

A 23-year-old man from Warwick has been arrested on suspicion of theft and assault and remains in custody.

The incident happened last night (Tuesday) in Chase Meadow.

A 23-year-old man from Warwick has been arrested on suspicion of theft and assault and remains in custody.

Update: The man has been charged with theft and assault and will appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court today (Wednesday).