MP gets tough on crime - by arresting shoplifter

Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has been tweeting about how he foiled a would-be shoplifter.


Just chased and caught a shop lifter in Clacton..., waiting for police


Police response time pretty effective. Arrested. Now off to my advice surgery


MP catches alleged shoplifter

A Tory backbencher has chased down and detained an alleged shoplifter in his Essex constituency.