Crawley Chief Inspector pops to the shop to buy cakes for her officers, ends up arresting shoplifter

Crawley's Chief Inspector popped out to buy cakes for her hardworking team - and ended up arresting a shoplifter.

Monday, 29th April 2019, 4:58 pm
Updated Monday, 29th April 2019, 5:03 pm
Chief Inspector Rosie Ross - district commander for Crawley and Mid Sussex - posted about the incident on Twitter
Chief Inspector Rosie Ross - district commander for Crawley and Mid Sussex - posted about the incident on Twitter

District Commander Rosie Ross described on Twitter how she went out to buy some tasty treats for her officers earlier today.

While on her cake-buying trip however, Ch Insp Ross ended up apprehending a thief, she said.

She said: "Caught in the act.

"Thanks to response officers for assisting with transport."

Ch Insp Ross serves as district commander for Crawley and Mid Sussex.