Shoplifters arrested in Sleaford after unsuccessfully targeting Sainsbury’s stores in town and in Grantham

A number of men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted shoplifting from Sainsbury’s stores in Sleaford and Grantham.

Police arrested men in Sleaford in relation to attempted shoplifting incidents at Sleaford and Grantham Sainbsury's stores. EMN-210906-133312001

Several police vehicles descended on the Sleaford supermarket on Tuesday afternoon and apprehended the men who are said to have tried to steal from the Grantham store earlier that day and then travelled to Sleaford to attempt the same thing, but were intercepted.

Lincolnshire Police could not give out further details at this stage as investigations continue.

Police at the scene at Sleaford Sainsbury's store on Tuesday afternoon after intercepting some would-be shoplifters. EMN-210906-133301001