Underwear thief steals lingerie from Northbridge adult store, pushes staff member into wall to escape
Police are investigating after some lingerie was stolen from an adult store by someone “clearly larger” than the underwear size in question.
The man struck a Northbridge shop on James Street about 6.30pm yesterday, allegedly stuffing some lingerie down his trousers before making his way to the exit.
When he was a mere centimetres from freedom, the security tag still attached to the knickers triggered an alarm — and attracted the attention of a staff member.
Police say the man pushed the staff member who had come to investigate into a wall and walked out of the store.
While there is no description of the man at this stage, a police spokesperson told The West Australian he was “clearly larger” than the underwear he’d stolen.
The staff member was not hurt in the incident.
Inquiries into the incident are continuing.
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