Looting Begins in London as Thugs Raid Sainsbury’s for Booze Before Shutdown

A gang of thugs have been spotted smashing a Sainsbury’s shopfront in south London in a night-time raid for booze before the shutdown of the UK.

Six men tried stealing alcohol from the New Kent Road store in Elephant and Castle at around 10.50pm yesterday by ‘concealing spirits in their clothes.’

Police said that Sainsbury’s staff confronted the thugs, who became ‘hostile and threatening’ and fled outside before trashing the storefront.

Thugs surround store front

Images emerged that show thugs throwing a blue sign at the glass entry, which shatters. A larger group then runs away, leaving a trail of carnage behind them.

The Met Police were able to confirm four arrests on suspicion of theft and criminal damage.

The Met Police said: “Staff had reported that six men had entered the store and began to conceal spirits in their clothes.

“When confronted by staff the men became hostile and threatening. When the group left one of them picked up a sign that was outside the store and damaged a window.

Criminals flee from the scene

“Officers attended and four men aged 20, 21, 21, and 22 were arrested near the scene on suspicion of theft and criminal damage.

“Enquiries continue.”

A spokesperson for Sainsbury’s said: “It’s a shame that these things are happening.”

This article was brought to you by Villa Toscana Pizza
Puerto Banus’ most loved Italian Pizzeria is currently open daily for home delivery during the Lockdown Period. Delivery zones include San Pedro, Guadalmina, Nueva Andalucia & Marbella.
1pm to 4pm & 6pm -to 10pm.
⁠Simply download the Villa Toscana App to enjoy authentic Italian Pizzas and La Sala’s famous Wings!
Call 951 89 94 64 or visit https://villatoscanapizza.com/

FacebookTwitterRedditWhatsAppTelegramLinkedInEmailCopy Link
Go Back
Written by

George Day


    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published.