Shoplifter arrested in Robinsons North Tacloban, stolen items recovered

A shoplifter was arrested at a kiosk in Robinsons North Tacloban on Thursday afternoon, July 1, 2021. Photo by  PMaj. Winrich Lim/Tacloban PNP/Facebook.

TACLOBAN CITY — A shoplifter was arrested on Thursday afternoon, July 1, 2021, at Tactics Water Gear Kiosk in Robinsons North Tacloban, Barangay 91, Abucay, Tacloban City.

The suspect was identified by Tacloban police as alias "Joel," 41 years old and a resident of Barangay 93, Bagacay, Tacloban City.

According to the police's initial investigation, an active Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel during his duty in the said mall heard a woman shouting for help.

The suspect was then arrested and turned over to Tacloban City Police Station 2 - Abucay.

Stolen items were recovered from the suspect's possession. 

In a separate post, PS2 Station Commander Winrich Lim wrote: "Sana hindi po natin gawing dahilan ang kahirapan para gumawa ng masama at makaperwisyo sa ibang tao na matinong naghahanap buhay." —Tacloban News Update (Source: Tacloban PNP)

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