Serial Thief Says ‘I Don’t Normally Steal’

Sunday, 30th August 2020 at 3:10pm

The News & Star website reports that a shoplifter who stole Jack Daniels whiskey from Carlisle supermarkets twice in three days told police he did not normally steal – despite having 22 thefts on his record.

Patrick Beard brazenly stole whiskey worth more than £300 from two city stores, after simply walking into the stores, picking up multiple bottles and leaving without paying.

On his arrest he told an officer, “I don’t normally steal,” but accepted that he was shoplifting.

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