20 shoplifters detected during Thursday night blitz in shire

20 shoplifters caught in just one night

Twenty shoplifters were caught during a blitz last Thursday night in Sutherland Shire.

Police and loss prevention officers worked together across various shopping areas, a police statement said.

"Twenty offenders were detected which resulted in charges, criminal infringement notices and one youth caution," the statement said.

"In one incident, a 17-year-old youth and her mother were detected stealing items together. Both will receive legal action.

"Further operations will be conducted."

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