Police patrolling Bluewater have arrested a man suspected of stealing laptops worth over £15,000.
The constables were in the shopping centre on Wednesday 24 January 2024 when they were notified of a reported theft from the Apple store. Working alongside the centre’s security team, a suspect was located and arrested. A laptop was also recovered.
A 20-year-old man from Rochester, was later charged with theft. He was also charged with a further laptop theft from the same store which happened on Tuesday 9 January and four counts of theft from stores in London between Wednesday 20 December 2023 and Sunday 21 January 2024.
He was bailed to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 21 February.