22-year-old Gunnedah woman fined for larceny after alcohol theft

QUICK WORK: Police used CCTV footage to identify the 22-year-old woman. Photo: File photo
QUICK WORK: Police used CCTV footage to identify the 22-year-old woman. Photo: File photo

A 22-year-old Gunnedah woman has been fined $300 for larceny after police allege she admitted to stealing alcohol from a Gunnedah business.

Police were called to a Conadilly Street business at 8.30pm on Saturday after reports a woman had stolen alcohol.

A police spokesperson said police were quick to review the business’s CCTV footage following the incident.

“After the initial call officers spoke to the business owner who said a woman had stolen alcohol,” the spokesperson said.

“Officers then reviewed the CCTV footage to try and identify the woman responsible.”

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The spokesperson said investigations lead police to a 22-year-old Gunnedah woman.

“Once the footage had been reviewed, police caught up with woman a short time after,” the spokesperson said.

“After officers questioned the woman in regards to the incident, she made a full admission to the offence and was fined $300 for larceny.”

This story CCTV footage used to identify alcohol thief: Gunnedah Police first appeared on Namoi Valley Independent.

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