Peterborough man arrested on suspicion of committing naked shop theft

The naked man captured on CCTV
The naked man captured on CCTV

A man has been arrested following a Peterborough shop theft where the offender was stark naked.

The theft is said to have happened at the JJ News store in Donaldson Drive, Paston yesterday.

The naked robber at  JJ News store at Paston. Exterior of shop EMN-160314-230952009

The naked robber at JJ News store at Paston. Exterior of shop EMN-160314-230952009

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said: “We were called at about 3.50pm yesterday afternoon (Monday, March 14) with reports of a naked man committing an indecent act in Donaldson Drive, Paston.

“It was also reported that the same man stole cigarettes from JJ News, also in Donaldson Drive.

“A 50-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested on suspicion of theft and indecent exposure. He is currently in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.”