Chopper team help to tackle vodka thief

South Yorkshire Police helicopter
South Yorkshire Police helicopter

THE police helicopter team helped to snag a shoplifter today.

Officers were called to the Dunscroft Co-op in Station Road, where it is understood a man went into the supermarket and left with two bottles of vodka without paying for them.

The South Yorkshire Police helicopter, known as SY99, was deployed to assist officers who chased after the 32-year-old thief and arrested him.

He was charged and released on bail following the incident which happened at around 10.45am.