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Man caught on CCTV trying to take a bottle of medication from Boots pharmacy

PUBLISHED: 08:14 23 June 2020 | UPDATED: 15:17 23 June 2020

The incident happened at in Ipswich Road, Stowmarket. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident happened at in Ipswich Road, Stowmarket. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A man has been caught on CCTV trying to take a bottle of medication from Boots in Stowmarket before getting involved in a ‘struggle’ with staff.

The incident happened on Wednesday, June 17 at approximately 1.45pm when a man entered Boots in Ipswich Street.

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He demanded a bottle of medication from behind the pharmacy counter but was refused by staff.

The suspect then removed the item from the shelf behind the counter himself and was involved in a struggle with staff to retrieve the item.

The man left the store empty handed and rode away from the scene on a red bike

The male concerned has now come forward and will be dealt with appropriately by the police.


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