Clacton MP Carswell catches suspected shoplifter

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Clacton MP Carswell catches suspected shoplifter Clacton MP Carswell catches suspected shoplifter

CLACTON MP Douglas Carswell has gone further than calling on police to be tough on crime... by chasing and catching a suspected shoplifter himself.

Mr Carswell was in the town on Friday before his advice surgery at the Conservative Party office in Station Road when he spotted a suspected shoplifter shortly after 1.20pm.

The brave MP kept his Twitter followers updated on the situation.

He later tweeted that the suspect had been arrested.

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