Man arrested for off licence theft and assault on police


A man has been arrested after stealing three bottles of wine from a Lisburn off licence.

Just before midnight on Tuesday August 11, CCTV Operators in Lisburn received a report that a male had made off from a supermarket having stolen three bottles of wine from their off licence department.

A description and photo still of the suspect was received and the male quickly identified.

Police were informed who then attended the male’s home.

The male then made off from police and after a brief chase the suspect was detained and arrested for theft and two counts of assault on police