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Man caught stealing Christmas jumpers on Christmas Jumper Day in Ammanford

Staff from Peacocks, where the theft took place, with PC Steve Morris Credit: Dyfed-Powys Police

It's Christmas Jumper Day and Dyfed-Powys Police has dealt with a man caught stealing two Christmas jumpers.

Officers in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire were informed by a security guard that they suspected a man had items hidden on him that he had stolen from a store.

The man was stopped by police and they found two Christmas jumpers.

He was interviewed and issued a £90 fine.

He has also been banned from town centre shops.

We’re carrying out extra patrols in the town centre as part of our Operation Safe and Nice to All (SANTA) Christmas campaign activity to prevent shoplifting.

We’ll be carrying on with patrols in the lead up to Christmas to protect our local businesses from and shoppers who visit the town centre from thieves.

– PC Steve Morris