A man has been arrested on the roof of a Tesco Express store after breaking into and stealing scratch cards.
Police were alerted after a burglar alarm went off at the shop in Rectory Road, Worthing
Officers responded to the scene and were able to see a man inside the store “tampering” with the checkout area.
Sussex Police locked down the premises and called for additional resources, including the canine unit, before entering and scaling a ladder through an open attic hatch.
Once on the roof, they found the suspect and a Tesco bag full of scratch cards, which were recovered.
A 31-year-old man from Goering was arrested on suspicion of burglary and released on bail until October 17.
The incident happened around 2:09 a.m. on Monday, September 5.
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