Thief threatened to stab security guard with syringe
A prolific thief threatened to stab a security guard with a syringe as he detained him at a supermarket, a court heard.
Security guard David Peers watched CCTV cameras after noticing Carl Taylor, 42, was acting suspiciously at Tesco in Leigh at 10pm on Saturday.
Taylor put a Lego Star Wars toy worth £20 in his jacket and left without paying, Wigan And Leigh Magistrates’ Court heard yesterday.
Mr Peers chased Taylor and detained him, Steve Woodman, prosecuting, said.
Taylor threatened to stab him with a needle and took a syringe out of his coat pocket.
Mr Woodman told the court: “The... read more
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