Bluewater instant justice

Thieves targeting shops at Bluewater Shopping Centre near Dartford will get instant justice through courtrooms opened up in the mall.

System rolled out after 2-month trial

The on the spot justice system will mean shoplifters will be arrested, appear before magistrates and can even be sentenced without leaving the shopping centre, saving police and court staff time and money.

Bluewater has video links to five courts and is being rolled out after a successful two month trial.

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