AlertSystems Responds to CCTV of Alleged Sweet Shop Theft

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Leading business security provider, AlertSystems, has responded to CCTV images released in connection with a theft at an alleged sweet shop in Totton.

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Thankfully, due to the presence of a CCTV security system, the sweet shop has been able to release CCTV footage of the offenders.

CCTV images have been released in connection with an alleged theft at a sweet shop in Totton, where two adults were seen stealing jars of sweets while with children – reports the Southern Daily Echo on June 7 named 'Shameless adults caught on camera taking sweets.'

The Echo reports that CCTV captured the alleged thieves brazenly strolling in and out of the shop, as one man hid large jars of sweets under his t-shirt - resulting in over £120 worth of boiled sweets being stolen from the shop. The footage even shows the male thief taking a jar of sugar free sweets for diabetics before walking back in and putting them back after realising what they were.

The two opportunist thieves stuck during a busy period in the sweet shop, and were thought to be with three to five children. Police say the theft happened between 5pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday June 1.

As suppliers of commercial security systems, AlertSystems stresses the importance of CCTV surveillance to capture criminal behaviour.

A spokesperson from AlertSystems said:
“This is a brazen theft and the opportunist thieves struck during a busy period when it’s not always possible to monitor all customers. Thankfully, due to the presence of a CCTV security system, the sweet shop has been able to release CCTV footage of the offenders and appeal for information in the hope to see a successful prosecution.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain over 5000 security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Avigilon CCTV security systems. AlertSystems offers effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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