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Breaking news: Man arrested on suspicion of fraud

Scene-setter...the area near the car park off Springfield Street in Harborough where the man was arrested.

Scene-setter...the area near the car park off Springfield Street in Harborough where the man was arrested.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of fraud at a Harborough store.

Police briefly closed off the entrance to the Aldi and Waitrose car park off Springfield Street in the town centre at about 4pm this afternoon (Thursday).

Eyewitnesses told the Mail a man was seen being arrested and led away by officers near the service yard area of Waitrose.

A spokesperson for Leicestershire Police said: “Officers received a report of a fraud at a store in Springfield Street, Market Harborough.

“Officers attended the location and arrested a man in the local area. The man is currently in police custody.

“Investigations into the incident are in their early stages.”

Story by Alex Blackwell

Follow Alex on Twitter, @BlackwellHarb.

 

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