FOUR Irish women verbally abused and threatened staff while shoplifting at a Co-op convenience store.

Police have said that the four women were shoplifting from the Worcester Road Co-op store in Malvern at 7pm on Thursday, June 8.

PC Dee Stanley, of the Kempsey and Alfrick safer neighbourhood policing team, said:

"At approximately 7pm, on Thursday, June 8, Co-op Stores, Worcester Road, Malvern had four Irish females in store shoplifting.

"They ran out of the store with loads of bags of items without paying for them.  

"They were also abusive towards staff in-store and were threatening. There were two adult females and two younger females.  

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"One adult female was wearing a light blue t-shirt with Navy Shorts, another was wearing red shorts and a white t-shirt, all had brown hair and were a large build."

If you have any information about this, you can let the police know using the online ‘Tell Us About’ form on the website, quoting incident reference 00433_i_08062023.

Alternatively, you can pass on information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website:


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