A wanted man from Luton has been caught in St Albans' TK Maxx after allegedly shoplifting at the store.

The 30-year-old, who had been wanted for breaching a court order, was arrested in The Maltings shop at 11.40am yesterday (Wednesday, January 24).

A woman was also suspected of shoplifting at the time.

Herts Advertiser: The Maltings shopping centre, St Albans.The Maltings shopping centre, St Albans. (Image: Google Maps)

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "A wanted man was arrested by your safer neighbourhood officers in TK Maxx, St Albans yesterday.

"A man and a woman were suspected of shoplifting in the store at 11.40am.


"The 30-year-old man from Luton, wanted for breaching a court order, was arrested."

Crimes can be reported to Hertfordshire police online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.