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Clacton MP Carswell catches suspected shoplifter
2:43pm Friday 24th January 2014 in News
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.